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A new species of Neolebouria Gibson, 1976 (Opecoelidae: Plagioporinae) from the whitecheek monocle bream, Scolopsis vosmeri (Perciformes: Nemipteridae), from the Panjim coast at Goa, with a checklist of parasites previously reported from this fish.
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PMID:  24870995     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Neolebouria capoori n. sp. (Opecoelidae: Plagioporinae) is described from the whitecheek monocle bream, Scolopsis vosmeri (Bloch) (Perciformes: Nemipteridae) from the Panjim coast on the central west coast of India at Goa. The new species differs from both Neolebouria cantherhini (Li, Qiu & Zhang, 1988) as originally described from Thamnaconus modestus (Günther) (syn. Cantherines modestus Günther ) and Neolebouria confusum (Overstreet, 1969) as originally described from Ocyurus chrysurus (Bloch) by having the cirrus sac surpassing the ventral sucker posteriorly in N. cantherhini and being entirely preacetabular in N. confusum compared to terminating near the midlevel of the ventral sucker in N. capoori n. sp. The new species is most similar to N. confusum, but it further differs from this species by having the vitelline fields terminating near the level of the esophageal bifurcation compared to terminating near the level of the posterior margin of the pharynx, a larger sucker ratio (1:1.7-1:2.0 compared to 1:1.4-1:1.7), a somewhat shorter cirrus sac relative to body length (160-448, representing 9-18% of the body length compared to about 367, representing 22%), and the egg of the new species has a boss at the anopercular end that is not present in N. confusum. This study represents the first report on an opecoelid from S. vosmeri. A review of the parasites reported from S. vosmeri is included.
Authors:
Neeshma Jaiswal; S K Upadhyay; Anshu Malhotra; Charles K Blend; Norman O Dronen; Sandeep K Malhotra
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2014-05-23
Journal Detail:
Title:  Zootaxa     Volume:  3802     ISSN:  1175-5326     ISO Abbreviation:  Zootaxa     Publication Date:  2014  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-05-29     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101179386     Medline TA:  Zootaxa     Country:  New Zealand    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  98-108     Citation Subset:  IM    
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