Saccocoelioides bacilliformis Szidat, 1973,

Margarita Ostrowski de Núñez, Nathalia J. Arredondo & Alicia A. Gil de Pertierra, 2017, Adult Trematodes (Platyhelminthes) of freshwater fishes from Argentina: a checklist, Revue suisse de Zoologie 124 (1), pp. 91-113: 102

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Saccocoelioides bacilliformis Szidat, 1973


Saccocoelioides bacilliformis Szidat, 1973 

Material deposited: MACN-Pa (type material).

Host: Astyanax bipunctatus  (non valid species) probably A. cf. bimaculatus (Linnaeus)  (see Lunaschi, 2002).

Localities: Reconquista River, Buenos Aires Province (type locality).

Site of infection: Pyloric ceca.

Reference: Szidat, 1973.

Remarks: Lunaschi (2002) considered Saccocoelioides bacilliformis  junior synonym of Saccocoelioides octavus Szidat, 1970  . However, Kohn et al. (2007) considered this species valid (see Discussion).