Systematic revision of dactylogyridean parasites (Monogenea) from cichlid fishes in Africa, the Levant and Madagascar


en Zoosystema 31 (4) - Pages 849-898

Published on 31 December 2009

Systematic revision is made of the six dactylogyridean genera (Monogenea) described on African, Levantine and Malagasy cichlid fishes: Urogyrus Bilong Bilong, Birgi & Euzet, 1994 (including one species); Enterogyrus Paperna, 1963 (including eight species); Insulacleidus Rakotofiringa & Euzet, 1983 (including three species); Onchobdella Paperna, 1968 (including eight species); Scutogyrus Pariselle & Euzet, 1995 (including six species) and Cichlidogyrus Paperna, 1960 (including 71 species). Validities of species are discussed. Diagnoses and illustrated determination keys are given for all taxa.

Keywords :

Monogenea, Dactylogyridea, Urogyridae, Ancyrocephalidae, Cichlidae, Africa, Levant, Madagascar.

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