Proteocephalus

Proteocephalus

a genus of tapeworms in the order Proteocephalidea.

Proteocephalus ambloplitis
found in cultured fish, especially bass. The parasite affects the gonads and causes sterility. Called also bass tapeworm.
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Los especimenes de referencia se depositaron en la Coleccion de Helmintos de la UANL (CP: UANL) con los numeros de catalogo: Posthodiplostomum minimum centrarchi (MacCallum, 1921; Dubois, 1936) Hoffman, 1958 (UANL-HE 2 025); Phyllodistomum pearsei Holl, 1929 (UANL-HE 2 026); Proteocephalus ambloplitis (Leidy, 1887) Benedict, 1900 (UANL-HE 20 251); Contracaecum sp.
Cestoda from lake fishes in Wisconsin: the ecology and pathology of Proteocephalus ambloplitis plerocercoids in their fish intermediate hosts.
Life cycles of species of Proteocephalus, parasites of fishes in the Palearctic region: a review.
A new species of Proteocephalus (Cestoda: Proteocephalidae), description of the male of Desmognathinemapapuensis (Nematoda: Quimperiidae), and other endoparasites in Sylvirana supragrisea (Anura:Ranidae) from Papua New Guinea.
and Proteocephalus percae, occurred in the majority of the fish that we examined as common parasites.
punctatus Intestine Haplobothrium Amia calva, Ameiurus Intestine globuliforme nebulosus Marsipometra Polyodon spathula Intestine hastata Mesocestoides Procyon lotor Intestine variabilis Monobothrium Ictiobus cyprinellus Intestine ingens Proteocephalus Micropterus salmoides Encysted in ambloplitis Viscera P.
0 ppt salinity: Cyprinodon variegatus (4), nematode in intestine (1), Lucania parva (29) Proteocephalus in intestine (15), Posthodiplostomum in viscera (8), Spiroxys in viscera (1), Fundulus heteroclitus (5) Posthodiplostomum in viscera (4), trematode in intestine (1), Proteocephalus in liver (1), nematode in intestine (1).
Tapeworms of the genus Proteocephalus Weinland, 1858 (Cestoda: Proneocephalidae), parasites of fishes in Europe.
1986); Branchiura Dolops longicauda Heller, 1857; Cestoda Proteocephalus kuyukuyu Woodland, 1934; Acanthocephala Paracavisoma impudica Diesing, 1851, Kritcher, 1957 (Thatcher, 2006) and Nematoda Cucullanus grandistomis Ferraz and Thatcher, 1988 (Ferraz and Thatcher, 1988; Thatcher, 2006).
Two kinds of helminth parasites collected included cestodes as Proteocephalus species (Weinland, 1858) (Proteocephalidae), Wenyonia acuminata (Woodland, 1923) (Caryophyllaeiidae), and a nematode Raphidascaroides species (Yamaguti, 1941) (Heterocheilidae).
the cestodes Diphyllobothrium ditrimum (Creplin), Schistocephalus pungitii (Dubinina) and Proteocephalus sp.