Article

A New Species of Mugilicola Parasitic on South African Elvers (Copepoda, Therodamasidae)

Published in: Zoologica Africana
Volume 13, issue 2, 1978, pages: 213–219
DOI: 10.1080/00445096.1978.11447623
Author(s): J B JonesFisheries Research Division, Ministry of Agriculture & Fisheries, New Zealand, P M HineFisheries Research Division, Ministry of Agriculture & Fisheries, New Zealand

Abstract

A new species of parasitic copepod belonging to the genus Mugilicola Tripathi, I960 (CYCLOPOIDA: THERODAMASIDAE) is described. The copepods were embedded in the buccal cavity of elvers of Anguilla mossambica caught in South African rivers.

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