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Un nouveau monogène du genre Protoancylodiscoides Paperna, 1969 (Ancyrocephalidae) parasite branchial de Malapterurus electricus (Gmelin, 1789) (Siluriformes), en Côte-d'Ivoire

Valentin N’DOUBA & Alain LAMBERT

fr Zoosystema 21 (3) - Pages 413-418

Published on 28 September 1999

A new Monogenea of the genus Protoancylodiscoides Paperna, 1969 (Ancyrocephalidae) a gill parasite of Malapterurus electricus (Gmelin,1789) (Siluriformes) from lvory Coast

A new species of monogenean Protoancyladiscoides katii n. sp., recovered from the gills of Malapterurus electricus (Gmelin, 1789) (Siluriforme, Malapteruridae) from Ivory Coast, is described. This species can be distinguished from other species of the genus by the size of sclerotised part of the haptor: dorsal gripus, dorsal and ventral bar, uncinuli I and IV and the structure of the accessory piece of the genitalia.

Keywords :

Protoancylodiscoides, Monogenea, Malapterurus electricus, Côte-d'Ivoire, Afrique de l'Ouest.