Anacanthorus formosus Kristky, Boeger & Van Every, 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: 12-13

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Anacanthorus formosus Kristky, Boeger & Van Every, 1992


Taxon classification Animalia Dactylogyridea Dactylogyridae

Anacanthorus formosus Kristky, Boeger & Van Every, 1992 

Type host.

Triportheus elongatus 

Infection site.


Type locality.

Brazil, Amazonas State, Furo do Catalão near Manaus.


CHIOC 33378.


Specimen deposited in CHIOC collected from the type host/locality. Holotype deposited in the INPA collection. Other paratypes deposited in HWML and USNM. The CHIOC was cited in the original description as one of those collections of deposit, but its number was not informed there.


Kritsky et al. (1992).