Myxosporea


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Myx·o·spo·re·a

(mik'sō-spō-rē'ă),
A class of Myxozoa with spores containing one to six (usually two) polar capsules, each containing a coiled polar filament; parasitic in the celom or tissues of cold-blooded vertebrates, especially fishes. Important genera include Ceratomyxa, Hanneguya, Leptotheca, Myxidium, and Myxobolus.
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(2006) A new species of Myxidium (Myxosporea: Myxidiidae), from the western chorus frog, Pseudacris triseriata triseriata, and Blanchard's cricket frog, Acris crepitans blanchardi (Hylidae), from eastern Nebraska: morphology, phylogeny, and critical comments on amphibian Myxidium taxonomy.
[14.] Lekeufack Folefack GB (2010) Faunistic and biology of Myxosporidia (Myxozoa: Myxosporea) parasites of some teleosts in the Sange river (Wouri sub-tributary) in Cameroon.
[15.] Nchoutpouen E (2015) Myxosporidia (Myxozoa: Myxosporea) parasites of some teleosts of the Noun Basin (West Region, Cameroon): taxonomy and biology of species parasitizing Oreochromis niloticus Linneaus, 1758 and Labeo parvus Boulenger.
[16.] Fomena A, Lekeufack Folefack GB, Bouix G (2010) Two new species of Myxidium (Myxosporea: Myxidiidae) parasites of fresh water fish in Cameroon.
[17.] Nchoutpouen E, Fomena A (2011) Description of three new species of Myxobolus (Myxosporea: Myxobolidae) parasites of Labeo parvus Boulenger, 1902, Cyprinid fish in Cameroon.
Two new species of the genus Kudoa (Myxosporea: Multivalvulida) from marine cultured fishes in Japan.
Synopsis of the species of Kudoa Meglitsch, 1947 (Myxozoa: Myxosporea: Multivalvulida).
(Myxosporea, Multivalvulida) infecting Sardina pilchardus (Walb., 1792) off the Portuguese coast.
Characterization of the ribosomal RNA gene of Kudoa neothunni (Myxosporea: Multivalvulida) in tunas (Thunnus spp.) and Kudoa scomberi n.
(Myxosporea: Multivalvulida) from the intestinal musculature of the stripped mullet, Mugil cephalus, from Japan.
(Myxosporea, Myxobolidae) a parasite of the intestine of Barbus sharpeyi.
Two new species of Myxobolus (Myxozoa: Myxosporea: Bivalvulida) infecting an Indian major carp and a catfish in wetlands of Punjab, India.