Neocladocystis intestinalis (Vaz, 1932),

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: 97-98

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Neocladocystis intestinalis (Vaz, 1932)


Neocladocystis intestinalis (Vaz, 1932) 

Material deposited: CHIOC, MACN-Pa.

Host: Salminus brasiliensis  (type host, Brazil).

Life cycle: IH1 Aylacostoma chloroticum Hylton Scott  ; IH2 Moenckhausia dichroura (Kner), Hyphessobrycon eques (Steindachner)  (natural hosts), Poecilia reticulata Peters  , Cnesterodon decemmaculatus  , Gymnocorymbus ternetzi (Boulenger)  , Prochilodus  sp. (experimental hosts); FH Salminus brasiliensis  .

Localities: Tietê and Mogy-Guaçú rivers, São Paulo State, Brazil (type locality); Yacyretá Dam, Corrientes Province.

Site of infection: Pyloric caeca, intestine.

Reference: Quintana & Ostrowski de Núñez (2016).

Remarks: First record of the species and its life cycle in Argentina.