Title

Caecincola longiscens n. sp (Digenea: Cryptogonimidae) from the White Crappie, Pomoxis annularis, in Mississippi, USA

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

1-1-2009

Department

Coastal Sciences, Gulf Coast Research Laboratory

Abstract

A new cryptogonimid trematode is described from the white crappie, Pomoxis annularis Rafinesque, 1818, collected from Lake Cholard, all oxbow take directly connected to the Mississippi River in Issaquena County, and from a small ephemeral oxbow periodically connected with the Pascagoula River in Jackson County, both in Mississippi, U.S.A. Caecincola longiscens n. sp. is characterized by having an elongated body with I length to width ratio of 5.5-7.5:1, tandem testes, all elongated tubular seminal vesicle, and vitelline follicles confined to the hindbody.

Publication Title

Comparative Parasitology

Volume

76

Issue

1

First Page

19

Last Page

23

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