Transversotrema,

Hunter, Janet A. & Cribb, Thomas H., 2012, A cryptic complex of species related to Transversotrema licinum Manter, 1970 from fishes of the Indo-West Pacific, including descriptions of ten new species of Transversotrema Witenberg, 1944 , Zootaxa 3176, pp. 1-44: 36

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.211252

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:F02B2600-61D3-4024-AB7C-4ECDF6E2489A

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/74747F77-225B-FFAA-FF44-FB061401FA28

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Transversotrema
status

 

Transversotrema  sp. B

A survey at the Maldives found specimens of transversotrematids similar to T. licinum  from two Lutjanus bohar  . Sequences were obtained from specimens from one of these fish and analysis revealed that these parasites are genetically different from all others, but they are most similar to T. cardinalis  n. sp. from Lizard Island which also infects L. bohar  among other species. As no morphological specimens were available we were unable to describe this species.