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HISPIDORHYNCHUS STYRACURAE N. SP. (TRYPANORHYNCHA: EUTETRARHYNCHIDAE) FROM THE CHUPARE STINGRAY, STYRACURA SCHMARDAE (WERNER), FROM THE CARIBBEAN SEA, INCLUDING NEW RECORDS OF ONCOMEGAS WAGENERI (LINTON,1890)

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Autor(es):
Schaeffner, B. C.
Número total de Autores: 1
Tipo de documento: Artigo Científico
Fonte: Journal of Parasitology; v. 104, n. 6, p. 685-696, DEC 2018.
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Species of the eutetrarhynchid genus Hispidorhynchus Schaeffner and Beveridge, 2012 possess an uncinate macrohook on the bothrial surface of the basal swelling of each tentacle. This unique feature of the oncotaxy is only shared with the closely related genus Oncomegas Dollfus, 1929. A new species of Hispidorhynchus is described from specimens infecting Styracura schmardae (Werner, 1904) (Potamotrygonidae) from the western Caribbean Sea off the coast of Belize and Panama. Hispidorhynchus styracurae n. sp. differs from its 3 congeners in the possession of smaller and narrower bulbs, fewer principle hooks in the metabasal armature, size of the macrohook, and different scolex proportions. Scanning electron microscopy reveals new information on the microthrix morphology of the genus. A diagnostic key for the differentiation of species of Hispidorhynchus is provided. In addition, new host and locality records are reported for Oncomegas wageneri (Linton, 1890) Dollfus, 1929, collected from Hypanus guttatus (Bloch and Schneider, 1801) (Dasyatidae) off the coast of MaceiO, Alagoas (Brazil). This considerably expands the geographical distribution of this species in the western Atlantic Ocean. (AU)

Processo FAPESP: 14/10220-0 - Diversidade de cestóideos da ordem Trypanorhyncha Diesing, 1863 em Arraias de água doce neotropicais (Myliobatiformes: Potamotrygonidae)
Beneficiário:Bjoern Christian Schaeffner
Linha de fomento: Bolsas no Brasil - Pós-Doutorado