Creptotrema lynchi Brooks, 1976,

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: 93

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Creptotrema lynchi Brooks, 1976


Creptotrema lynchi Brooks, 1976 

Material deposited: MLP, USNM (type material).

Hosts: Rhinella marina (Linnaeus)  ( Anura  : Bufonidae  ) (type host, Colombia), Leporinus obtusidens  .

Localities: 1 km north of San Cristobal, Atlántico, Colombia (type locality); Irigoyen Canal, Talavera Island, Buenos Aires Province.

Site of infection: Pyloric caeca (in fish).

Reference: Lunaschi & Sutton (1995).

Remarks: The absence of subsequent reports of C. lynchi  from anurans suggests that R. marina  may have been an accidental host ( Curran, 2008).