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Parasitología al día

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Abstract

RAMOS ALVES, DIMITRI; LUQUE, JOSE LUIS  and  RODRIGUES PARAGUASSU, ALINE. METACERCARIES OF Clinostomum marginatum (DIGENEA: CLINOSTOMIDAE) IN ACARA-BANDEIRA Pterophyllum scalare (OSTEICHTHYES: CICHLIDAE) FROM THE STATE OF RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL. Parasitol. día [online]. 2001, vol.25, n.1-2, pp. 70-72. ISSN 0716-0720.  http://dx.doi.org/10.4067/S0716-07202001000100014.

The present study recorded by the first time metacercariae of the digenetic Clinostomum marginatum (Clinostomidae) infecting specimens of the ornamental fish Pterophyllum scalare, from the State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Parasites were found encysted on the fins of the fish, forming small, white-yellowish, nodules

Keywords : Digenea; yellow-spot disease; Clinostomum marginatum; Pterophyllum scalare; Brazil .

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