Demidospermus mandi Franca , Isaac, Pavanelli & Takemoto, 2003,

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: 28

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Demidospermus mandi Franca , Isaac, Pavanelli & Takemoto, 2003


Taxon classification Animalia Dactylogyridea Dactylogyridae

Demidospermus mandi Franca, Isaac, Pavanelli & Takemoto, 2003 

Type host.

Iheringichthys labrosus 

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Type locality.

Brazil, upper Paraná River floodplain (22°43'S, 53°10'W).


CHIOC 34586 a.


CHIOC 34586 b, 34589, 34590, 34591, 34592, 34593 a–b.


Some authors considered the species to be a synonym of Demidospermus leptosynophallus  Kritsky & Gutiérrez, 1998 ( Cohen and Kohn 2008a, Monteiro et al. 2010a). Takemoto et al. (2009) referred to it as Demidospermus mandi  .


França et al. (2003), Cohen and Kohn (2008a), Takemoto et al. (2009), Monteiro et al. (2010a).