Demidospermus brachyplatystomae Cepeda & Luque, 2010,

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: 27

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Demidospermus brachyplatystomae Cepeda & Luque, 2010


Taxon classification Animalia Dactylogyridea Dactylogyridae

Demidospermus brachyplatystomae Cepeda & Luque, 2010 

Type host.

Brachyplatystoma filamentosum 

Infection site.

Gill lamellae.

Type locality.

Brazil, Mato Grosso State, Araguaia River (13°23'07.3"S, 50°39'58.1"W).


CHIOC 37320.


CHIOC 37321 a–b, 37322 a–d.


Other paratypes deposited in the INPA collection.


Cepeda and Luque (2010).