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Abstract

Notes on some trematodes from freshwater fishes in Fujian Province.

Abstract

Stenakron megalobramae n.sp. from the intestine of Megalobrama t. terminalis resembles S. quinquelobatum but differs in having smaller testes, a short cirrus pouch, fewer vitelline follicles and smaller ova. Allocreadium (Allocreadium) opsariichthydis n.sp. from the intestine of Opsariichthys uncirostris resembles A. isoporum macrorchis but differs in having the oral sucker smaller than the acetabulum, and smaller testes. A. (A.) zacconis n.sp. from the intestine of Zacco platypus resembles A. (A.) isoporum but differs in the size of the body and ova, and the sucker ratio. A. (A.) varicorhini n.sp. from the intestine of Varicorhinus (Scaphesthis) barbotulus resembles A. (Allocreadioides) singhi but differs in the shape of the body, the position of the vitellaria and the size of the ova. Plagiocirrus wuyiensis n.sp. from the intestine of Pseudogastromyzon zebroidus resembles P. primus but differs in having a larger body, shorter caeca, in the position of the vitellaria and in the size of the ova. Gauhatiana fusiformis n.sp. from the intestine of Xenocypris argentea resembles G. batrachii but differs in having a fusiform body, elongated cirrus pouch extending to the middle of the body and ellipsoid eggs. Batrachotrema pseudobagri n.sp. from the intestine of Pseudobagrus fulvidraconis and Pseudogastromyzon zebroidus resembles B. petropedatis but differs in having a fusiform body, lobate ovary, and larger ova. Mesocoelium leptobotiae n.sp. from the intestine of Leptobotia pellegrini resembles M. scatophagi but differs in the size of the body and ova, in the length of the caeca, and the position of the testes and vitellaria. Helicometra sinipercae n.sp. from the intestine of Siniperca chuatsi resembles H. hypodytis but differs in the shape of the ovary, size of ova, extent of the vitellaria and the position of the genital pore. Nicolla wuyiensis n.sp. from the intestine of X. argentea resembles N. gallica and N. testiobliqua but differs in the size of body and eggs, the shape of the ovary, the distribution of the vitellaria and the sucker ratio. N. skrjabini from the intestine of Pseudobagrus fulvidraconis is recorded for the first time in China.