Macrouridophora halargyrea n. sp. (Monogenea: Diclidophoridae) from Halargyreus johnsonii (Moridae) in the North-eastern Atlantic
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Macrouridophora halargyrea n. sp. (Monogenea: Diclidophoridae) is described from the gills of the morid teleost Halargyreus johnsonii caught off the Faroe Islands in the North-eastern Atlantic. This new species is differentiated from ten other species in the genus Macrouridophora Rubec & Dronen, in press, by its: specialised heart-shaped haptor distinctly set-off from the body proper; inverted orientation of the first three anterior pairs of clamps; distinct spinulation covering the isthmus and haptor; small body size; small numbers of testes; and host. © 1994 Kluwer Academic Publishers.
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Rubec, L. A., & Dronen, N. O.