New Metacestodes of Gryporhynchid Tapeworms (Cestoda: Cyclophyllidea) from Carp (Cyprinus carpio Linnaeus, 1758) from Mozambique, Africa




Larvae of 2 species of gryporhynchid tapeworms (Cestoda: Cyclophyllidea) were found in common carp (Cyprinus carpio L.) from Mozambique, Africa. Metacestodes of Parvitaenia samfyia Mettrick, 1967, a species never reported since the original description of its adults from herons (Ardeidae) in Zambia were found in the intestinal wall, whereas larvae of an unidentified species of Cyclustera Fuhrmann, 1901, closely resembling Cyclustera magna (Baer, 1959), a species with larvae previously reported from Tillapia zillii (Gervais) in Africa, were encapsulated in the liver of carp. Larval stages of both gryporhynchids are reported from fish for the first time.


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- Biodiversidade das águas interiores e zonas húmidas


- Artigo com revisão pelos pares e teses universitárias


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