Mexicana atlantica Luque, Amato & Takemoto, 1992,

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: 33

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Mexicana atlantica Luque, Amato & Takemoto, 1992


Taxon classification Animalia Dactylogyridea Dactylogyridae

Mexicana atlantica Luque, Amato & Takemoto, 1992 

Type host.

Haemulon steindachneri  (Jordan & Gilbert, 1882) ( Osteichthyes  : Haemulidae  ).

Infection site.

Distal portion of gill filaments.

Type locality.

Brazil, Rio de Janeiro State, Sepetiba Bay, Itacuruçá (22°51'S, 43°56'W).


CHIOC 33109, 33110.


Holotype and other paratypes deposited in the USNM collection.


Luque et al. (1992).