Lobatostoma jungwirthi Kritscher, 1974

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: 92

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http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.1040686

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Lobatostoma jungwirthi Kritscher, 1974
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Lobatostoma jungwirthi Kritscher, 1974 

Material deposited: MACN-Pa 582/1‒5 (new voucher material), MLP, NHM (type material).

Hosts: Gymnogeophagus rhabdotus (Hensel)  (= Geophagus brachyurus Cope  ) (type host, Brazil), Australoheros facetus (Jenyns)  [= Cichlasoma facetum (Jenyns)  ] ( Perciformes  : Cichlidae  ).

Life cycle: IH1 Heleobia castellanosae Gaillard  , Heleobia parchappii  (d ´Orbigny) (Gastropoda: Rissooidea  ) (natural hosts); FH A. facetus  (natural host), Gymnogeophagus meridionalis Reis & Malabarba  (experimental host).

Localities: Rio dos Sinos (San Leopoldo), Rio Grande do Sul State, Brazil (type locality); Cantera (quarry) (Berisso), Chascomús Lagoon (Chascomús) and Saladita Pond (Avellaneda), Buenos Aires Province; Tres de Febrero Park (artificial pond), Buenos Aires City.

Site of infection: Gonads and digestive gland in the molluscan host, posterior intestine and rectum in the cichlid fishes.

References: Kritscher (1974) Lunaschi (1984a), Zylber & Ostrowski de Núñez (1999), Paola & Damborenea (2001).

Remarks: Some specimens began egg production in the molluscan host. Paola & Damborenea (2001) studied the tegument surface of the species.