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M Knoff, SC Cohen, MQ Cárdenas, JM Cárdenas-Callirgos and DC Gomes
Abstract
Pseudorhabdosynochus jeanloui n. sp. (Monogenoidea, Diplectanidae) is described from specimens collected from the gills of the Pacific creolefish, Paranthias colonus (Perciformes, Serranidae) from a fish market in Chorrillos, Lima, Peru. The new species is differentiated from other members of the genus by the structure of its sclerotized vagina, which has two spherical chambers of similar diameter. This is the first Pseudorhabdosynochus species described from the Pacific coast of America, the third species of the genus reported from South America and the first described from a member of Paranthias.
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Biology, United States, Member of Parliament, Andes, Lima, Peru, South America, Pacific Ocean
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