Gyrodactylus geophagensis Boeger & Popazoglo, 1995,

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: 52

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Gyrodactylus geophagensis Boeger & Popazoglo, 1995


Taxon classification Animalia Gyrodactylidea Gyrodactylidae

Gyrodactylus geophagensis Boeger & Popazoglo, 1995 

Type host.

Geophagus brasiliensis 

Infestation site.

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Type locality.

Brazil, Rio de Janeiro State, Itaguaí, Da Guarda River.


CHIOC 33144 a.


CHIOC 33144 b–e


Other paratypes deposited in the collections of HWML and USNM.


Boeger and Popazoglo (1995).