Parspina carapo Ostrowski de Núñez, Arredondo & Gil de Pertierra, 2011

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: 98

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

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Parspina carapo Ostrowski de Núñez, Arredondo & Gil de Pertierra, 2011
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Parspina carapo Ostrowski de Núñez, Arredondo & Gil de Pertierra, 2011 

Material deposited: MACN-Pa (type material).

Host: Gymnotus  sp. (type host) ( Gymnotiformes  : Gymnotidae  ) (see remarks).

Localities: Paraná-Guazú River, Entre Ríos Province (type locality); Colastiné River (tributary of Paraná River), Santa Fe Province.

Site of infection: Middle and posterior part of intestine.

Reference: Ostrowski de Núñez et al. (2011b).

Remarks: Ostrowski de Núñez et al. (2011b) studied the tegument surface of the species, which was compared with that of Parspina argentinensis  . Ostrowski de Núñez et al. (2011b) indicated the presence of P. carapo  in Gymnotus carapo  , but according to Froese & Pauly (2016) and Casciotta et al. (2013) this species is not present in continental waters of Argentina.