Anacanthorus amazonicus Van Every & Kristky, 1992,

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: 7

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Anacanthorus amazonicus Van Every & Kristky, 1992


Taxon classification Animalia Dactylogyridea Dactylogyridae

Anacanthorus amazonicus Van Every & Kristky, 1992 

Type host.

Serrasalmus rhombeus  (Linnaeus, 1766) ( Osteichthyes  : Serrasalmidae  ).

Infection site.


Type locality.

Brazil, Amazonas State, Água Branca stream, Pitinga River.


CHIOC 33389 a–b.


Specimens from CHIOC collected in the Uatamã River. Holotype deposited in the INPA collection. Other paratypes deposited in HWML and USNM. The CHIOC was cited in the original description as one of those collections of deposit, but its number was not informed there.


Van Every and Kristky (1992).