Caballerocotyla lenti Mogrovejo & Santos, 2002,

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

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Caballerocotyla lenti Mogrovejo & Santos, 2002


Taxon classification Animalia Capsalidea Capsalidae

Caballerocotyla lenti Mogrovejo & Santos, 2002 

Type host.

Auxis thazard  ( Lacépède, 1800) ( Osteichthyes  : Scombridae  ).

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Type locality.

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


CHIOC 34938.


CHIOC 34939, 34940, 34941.


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


Mogrovejo and Santos (2002), Gibson and Bray (2016).