Xiha fastigata ( Thatcher & Sparks, 1958 )

Margarita Ostrowski de Núñez, Nathalia J. Arredondo & Alicia A. Gil de Pertierra, 2017, Adult Trematodes (Platyhelminthes) of freshwater fishes from Argentina: a checklist, Revue suisse de Zoologie 124 (1), pp. 91-113: 103-104

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10.5281/zenodo.1040686

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scientific name

Xiha fastigata ( Thatcher & Sparks, 1958 )
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Xiha fastigata ( Thatcher & Sparks, 1958) 

Dicrogaster fastigatus Thatcher & Sparks, 1958 

Material deposited: MLP, USNM (type material).

Host: Mugil cephalus Linnaeus  (type host, USA), Mugil liza  ( Mugiliformes  : Mugilidae  ).

Life cycle: IH1 Heleobia conexa (Gaillard)  , cysts of metacercaria free in water.

Localities: Grand Isle (Louisiana), Gulf of México, USA (type locality); Salado River relief canal and Ajo River, Samborombón Bay, Mar Chiquita Lagoon (Mar Chiquita), Buenos Aires Province.

Site of infection: Intestine.

References: Alarcos & Etchegoin (2010), Montes et al. (2012), Montes (2013), Lado et al. (2013), Montes & Martorelli (2015), Andres et al. (2015).

Remarks: Alarcos & Etchegoin (2010), Montes (2012), Montes et al. (2012), and Montes & Martorelli (2015) reported Dicrogaster fastigatus  in Argentina. Recently, Andres et al. (2015) transferred the specimens described as Dicrogaster fastigatus  by Thatcher & Sparks (1958) to a new genus, as Xiha fastigata  . Even thougth Andres et al. (2015) did not comment on the Argentinian records for Dicrogaster fastigatus  , these specimens have a spined hermaphroditic duct as it is present in Xiha ( Montes, 2013)  .

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Platyhelminthes

Class

Trematoda

Order

Plagiorchiida

Family

Haploporidae

Genus

Xiha

Loc

Xiha fastigata ( Thatcher & Sparks, 1958 )

Margarita Ostrowski de Núñez, Nathalia J. Arredondo & Alicia A. Gil de Pertierra 2017

2017
Loc

Dicrogaster fastigatus

Thatcher & Sparks 1958

1958