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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If we compare this parallel disposition to the principal groups of parasitic flatworms, we notice that it is also the case in the Monogenea (except in certain monopisthocotyleans; Justine et al.
Concurrent invaders--four exotic species of Monogenea now established on exotic freshwater fishes in Australia.
Monogenea None Digenea None Oodinium pilluris (egg) Protozoa Chilodonella sp.
Adaptive plasticity, Cercomeria, Digenea, Eucestoda, evolutionary loss, macroevolution, Monogenea, morphological diversification, parasitic platyhelminths, phylogenetic system-
Analyses of DNA sequences in the protein's codifying and non-codifying regions, have been largely used in phylogenetic studies on fish helminths parasites (Clark, 2006), with special reference to investigations on the three main Platyhelminthes groups: Cestoda, Digenea and Monogenea.
Arthropoda: Lepeophtheirus Lepeo 0,5 0,2 Copepoda zbigniewi Colobomatus Colob 1,2 0,1 * tenuis Holobomolochus Holob 3,3 0,4 * chilensis Platyhelminthes: Microcotyle Micro 2,6 0,7 * Monogenea sp.
Parasitic flatworms (Platyhelminthes: Monogenea, Digenea, Cestoda) of fishes from the Adriatic Sea.
Four species of Monogenea (701 Dactylogyrus goktschaicus, 2 Dactylogyrus lankorani, 27 Dogielius mokhayeri and 40 Gyrodactylus sp.
Eleven species of parasites, totaling 1,522 individual helminths were recovered from 98 infected fishes, one belonging to Monogenea, Choricotyle aspinachorda Hargis,1956, nine species of trematodes: Brachadena pyriformis Linton,1910, Diplangus paxillus Linton, 1910, Lasiocotus longavatus Hopkins,1941, Genolopa ampullaceal Linton, 1910; Haliotrema Johnson y Tiegs, 1922; Leodera decora, Apocreadium foliatum Siddiki & Cable, 1960; Prolecithochirium spp, one Hemiurid spp.