Neopolystoma fentoni Platt, 2000,

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: 59-60

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Neopolystoma fentoni Platt, 2000


Taxon classification Animalia Polystomatidea Polystomatidae

Neopolystoma fentoni Platt, 2000 

Type host.

Cryptochelys leucostoma  ( Duméril & Bibron, 1851) ( Testudines  : Kinosternidae  )

Infection site.

Conjunctival sac.

Type locality.

Costa Rica, Guanacaste, Santa Rosa, Guanacaste Conservation Area, Quebrada Costa Rica (10°49.666'N, 85°38.216'W).


CHIOC 34292, 34293 a–b, 34294.


CHIOC 34292 and 34293 a–b were collected from Rhinoclemmys pulcherrima  (Gray, 1856) ( Testudines  : Geoemydidae  ) in Quebrada El Duende (10°50.236'N, 85°36.724'W), Guanacaste Conservation Area. Holotype and other paratypes deposited in USNPC.


Platt (2000).