Prosthenhystera obesa (Diesing, 1850)

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: 96

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10.5281/zenodo.1040686

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scientific name

Prosthenhystera obesa (Diesing, 1850)
status

 

Prosthenhystera obesa (Diesing, 1850) 

Distomum obesum Diesing, 1850 

Pseudoprosthenhystera microtesticulata Kloss, 1966 

Material deposited: MLP, NHM (type material).

Hosts: Salminus brasiliensis  (= S. brevidens Cuvier  ), Leporinus friderici (Bloch)  (type host not assigned, Brazil) ( Characiformes  : Anostomidae  ), Luciopimelodus pati  *, Pimelodus albicans  *.

Localities: Mato Grosso State, Brazil (type locality); Colastiné River** (tributary of Paraná River), Santa Fe Province; Delta of Paraná River, Buenos Aires Province; Irigoyen Canal, Talavera Island, Buenos Aires Province; La Plata River** in front of Buenos Aires City.

Site of infection: Gall bladder.

References: Diesing (1950), Lunaschi & Sutton (1995), Arredondo (2013).

Remarks: New hosts and locality records. Kohn et al. (1997) redescribed this species from Brazil parasitizing a wide range of hosts.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Platyhelminthes

Class

Trematoda

Order

Plagiorchiida

Family

Callodistomidae

Genus

Prosthenhystera

Loc

Prosthenhystera obesa (Diesing, 1850)

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

2017
Loc

Pseudoprosthenhystera microtesticulata

Kloss 1966

1966
Loc

Distomum obesum

Diesing 1850

1850