Phanerothecium harrisi Kritsky & Boeger, 1991,

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: 54

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Phanerothecium harrisi Kritsky & Boeger, 1991


Taxon classification Animalia Gyrodactylidea Gyrodactylidae

Phanerothecium harrisi Kritsky & Boeger, 1991 

Type host.

Hypostomus plecostomus  (Linnaeus, 1758) [= Plecostomus plecostomus  ] ( Osteichthyes  : Loricariidae  ).

Infestation site.


Type locality.

Brazil, Amazonas State, Manaus, Bairro São Jorge.


CHIOC 32704.


Holotype deposited in the INPA collection. Other paratypes deposited in BMNH, HWML, USNM and ZIAC.


Kritsky and Boeger (1991).