Edmondsacanthus blairi n. gen., n. sp. (Acanthocephala: Rhadinorhynchidae) Parasitic in the Intestine of the Eastern Rainbow Fish Melanotaenia splendida (Peters, 1866)
Author: Smales, L. R.
Source: Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia, Volume 133, Number 2, November 2009 , pp. 284-287(4)
Publisher: Royal Society of South Australia
Abstract:Edmondsacanthus blairi n. gen., n. sp. (Acanthocephala: Rhadinorhynchidae) is described from the intestine of the rainbow fish Melanotaenia splendida (Peters, 1866) from the Alice River, Queensland, Australia. The new genus is characterized by its trunk spination, spines on both dorsal and ventral surfaces, and proboscis armature, 11–12 rows of 11 hooks.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: November 2009
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