Caballerocotyla llewelyni Kohn & Justo, 2006,

Lopes, Daniela A., Mainenti, Adriana, Sanches, Magda, Knoff, Marcelo & Gomes, Delir Correa, 2016, Type material of Platyhelminthes (Monogenoidea) housed in the Helminthological Collection of the Oswaldo Cruz Institute / FIOCRUZ (CHIOC), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from 1979 to 2016, ZooKeys 616, pp. 1-75: 4-5

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Caballerocotyla llewelyni Kohn & Justo, 2006


Taxon classification Animalia Capsalidea Capsalidae

Caballerocotyla llewelyni Kohn & Justo, 2006 

Type host.

Katsuwonus pelamis  (Linnaeus, 1758) ( Osteichthyes  : Scombridae  ).

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Type locality.

Brazil, coastal zone of Rio de Janeiro State (22°55'S, 40°18'W).


CHIOC 36611 a.


CHIOC 36611 b.


The species is referred to as Caballerocotyla katsuwoni  (Ishii, 1936) by Cohen et al. (2013). Gibson and Bray (2016) consider the species to be a synonym of Capsala katsuwoni  (Ishii, 1936).


Kohn and Justo (2006), Gibson and Bray (2016).