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Taxonomic status and redescription of the genus Brasicystis Thatcher, 1979 (Digenea: Didymozoidae).
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PMID:  23328230     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Brasicystis bennetti Thatcher, 1979 was first described from specimens obtained from the subcutaneous tissues of the mouth and operculum of Plagioscyion squamosissimus from the Amazon River in Brazil, however since 2008, Brasicystis has been considered a genus inquirendum. This study reviews some of the diagnostic characters from the original description of B. bennetti from the Amazon Delta, and redescribes the genus and species with a discussion of their taxonomic status. Ultrastructural and molecular approaches complement the data presented on this monotypic genus. The diagnosis of the tribe Didymozoini Monticelli, 1888 is amended to incorporate the genus Brasicystis, which is redescribed and revalidated here, with the proposal of an amended key.
Francisco Tiago de Vasconcelos Melo; Jefferson Pereira E Silva; Evonnildo Costa Gonçalves; Adriano Penha Furtado; Elane Guerreiro Giese; Cláudia Portes Santos; Jeannie Nascimento Santos
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2013-1-14
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Title:  Parasitology international     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1873-0329     ISO Abbreviation:  Parasitol. Int.     Publication Date:  2013 Jan 
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Created Date:  2013-1-18     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  9708549     Medline TA:  Parasitol Int     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2012. Published by Elsevier Ireland Ltd.
Laboratório de Biologia Celular e Helmintologia "Profa. Dra. Reinalda Marisa Lanfredi" Instituto de Ciências Biológicas, Universidade Federal do Pará, Cidade Universitária, Av. Augusto Corrêa n°1, Bairro Guamá, Belém, Pará, 66075-110, Brazil.
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