Monogenea


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Monogenea

a group of ectoparasitic trematode FLUKES that have only one host and are parasitic on fish and amphibia. They are distinguished from the DIGENEA which have at least two hosts. See also BILHARZIA.

Monogenea

a subclass of trematode parasites that infest cold-blooded aquatic or amphibious vertebrates. Includes the genera Benedenia, Dactylogyrus, Diplozoon, Discocotyle, Gyrodactylus.
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Concurrent invaders--four exotic species of Monogenea now established on exotic freshwater fishes in Australia.
Praziquantel effective against Monogenea (Dactylogyrus vastator, Dactylogyrus extensus, Diplozoon paradoxum).
Aspectos toxicológicos de paration metílico e de extrato aquoso de folhas secas de nim (Azadirachta indica) para o pacu (Piaractus mesopotamicus) e eficácia no controle de monogenea Dactylogyridae.
Apesar de não ter sido quantificada, verificou-se que o grupo Monogenea faz parte da fauna parasitária de P.