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- Mendoza-Palmero, Carlos A., et al. Show all 3 Authors
- Parasitology international 2019 v.70 pp. 102-111
- Astyanax mexicanus; Eleotridae; Gyrodactylus; Thorichthys; basins; freshwater fish; genes; gills; hydrology; internal transcribed spacers; males; new species; phylogeny; ribosomal RNA; roots; Mexico; South America
- ... Gyrodactylus mojarrae n. sp. is described from the gills of the Neotropical cichlids Thorichthys maculipinnis, Rocio octofasciata, Vieja zonata and V. fenestrata from several localities across southern Mexico. The new species is erected on the basis of the morphology of the haptoral elements (anchors, bars and hooks), and its phylogenetic position within the Gyrodactylidae is evaluated based on th ...