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dc.creatorGeorge Poinar
dc.creatorDaniella Duarte
dc.creatorMaria Joao Santos
dc.description.abstractHalomonhystera parasitica n. sp. (Monhysterida: Monhysteridae) is described from the body-cavity and under the dorsal plates of the sandy beach amphipod Talorchestia brito Stebbing (Crustacea: Talitridae) in Portugal. The new species differs from previously described members of the genus by a combination of the following characters: four medium-sized cephalic setae; base of stoma with three blunt denticles; posterior dilated portion of stoma absent; amphids small, with width less than quarter of corresponding body width; amphids located less than two labial widths from anterior extremity; uterine eggs elliptical and unembryonated; gubernaculum lacks caudal process; and male tail with two separated pairs of postcloacal papillae and a single subterminal seta-like papilla. This is the first representative of the family Monhysteridae parasitic in the body-cavity of crustaceans. Approximately 48% of the amphipods examined contained various stages of H. parasitica.
dc.subjectBiologia, Ciências da saúde
dc.subjectBiology, Health sciences
dc.titleHalomonhystera parasitica n. sp (Nematoda: Monhysteridae), a parasite of Talorchestia brito (Crustacea: Talitridae) in Portugal
dc.typeArtigo em Revista Científica Internacional
dc.contributor.uportoFaculdade de Ciências
dc.subject.fosCiências médicas e da saúde::Ciências da saúde
dc.subject.fosMedical and Health sciences::Health sciences
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