Folia Parasitologica, vol. 61 (2014), issue 3

Folia Parasitologica 61[3] 266 (2014) | 10.14411/fp.2014.045

The systematic status of Piscinema barakensis [sic] Gambhir et Ng, 2014 and Rhabdochona carpiae Nimbalkar, Deolalikar et Kamtikar, 2013, two nematodes recently described from freshwater fishes in India

František Moravec
Institute of Parasitology, Biology Centre of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, České Budějovice, Czech Republic

Based on the original description, the nematode genus Piscinema Gambhir et Ng, 2014 and its type species, P. barakensis [sic] Gambhir et Ng, 2014 (probably a misidentified physalopterid larvae), are removed from the Philometridae, where they were allocated; they are considered a genus inquirendum and incertae sedis and a species inquirenda, respectively. The poorly described nematode Rhabdochona carpiae Nimbalkar, Deolalikar et Kamtikar, 2013 (Rhabdochonidae) appears largely fabricated and is regarded a species dubia.

Keywords: Nematoda, Philometridae, Rhabdochonidae, fish, Oriental Region

Received: April 29, 2014; Accepted: May 8, 2014; Prepublished online: May 20, 2014; Published: June 19, 2014


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