Morphological variability in Acanthocephaloides irregularis Amin, Oğuz, Heckmann, Tepe & Kvach, 2011 (Acanthocephala: Arhythmacanthidae) from the European sea bass, Dicentrarchus labrax (L.) (Moronidae) in Bizerte Lagoon, Tunisia

Morphological variability in Acanthocephaloides irregularis Amin, Oğuz, Heckmann, Tepe & Kvach,... Syst Parasitol https://doi.org/10.1007/s11230-018-9802-4 Morphological variability in Acanthocephaloides irregularis Amin, Oguz, Heckmann, Tepe & Kvach, 2011 (Acanthocephala: Arhythmacanthidae) from the European sea bass, Dicentrarchus labrax (L.) (Moronidae) in Bizerte Lagoon, Tunisia . . . Halima Jmii Chine Omar M. Amin Ana Elena Ahuir Baraja Lamia Gargouri Received: 21 February 2018 / Accepted: 12 May 2018 Springer Science+Business Media B.V., part of Springer Nature 2018 Abstract Specimens of an arhythmacanthid acan- Black Sea specimens in trunk spine distribution, thocephalan were recovered from the European sea number of proboscis hooks in males (4 instead of 5), bass Dicentrarchus labrax (L.) (Perciformes: Moron- and lack of demonstrable trunk collar. These varia- idae) in Bizerte Lagoon, northern Tunisia. The spec- tions suggest that our specimens may only be a imens collected showed high morphological morphotype of A. irregularis with new host and similarities to Acanthocephaloides irregularis Amin, locality records. A comparison between our specimens Og˘uz, Heckmann, Tepe & Kvach, 2011, recovered and those of the original description clarifies the from four species of marine fishes in the Gulf of possible reasons of this intraspecific morphological Odessa and Sukhyi Lyman off the Ukrainian Black variability. Sea coast. Light and scanning electron microscopy revealed some morphological http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Systematic Parasitology Springer Journals

Morphological variability in Acanthocephaloides irregularis Amin, Oğuz, Heckmann, Tepe & Kvach, 2011 (Acanthocephala: Arhythmacanthidae) from the European sea bass, Dicentrarchus labrax (L.) (Moronidae) in Bizerte Lagoon, Tunisia

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Life Sciences; Zoology; Animal Systematics/Taxonomy/Biogeography; Animal Anatomy / Morphology / Histology; Agriculture; Animal Ecology; Life Sciences, general
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Syst Parasitol https://doi.org/10.1007/s11230-018-9802-4 Morphological variability in Acanthocephaloides irregularis Amin, Oguz, Heckmann, Tepe & Kvach, 2011 (Acanthocephala: Arhythmacanthidae) from the European sea bass, Dicentrarchus labrax (L.) (Moronidae) in Bizerte Lagoon, Tunisia . . . Halima Jmii Chine Omar M. Amin Ana Elena Ahuir Baraja Lamia Gargouri Received: 21 February 2018 / Accepted: 12 May 2018 Springer Science+Business Media B.V., part of Springer Nature 2018 Abstract Specimens of an arhythmacanthid acan- Black Sea specimens in trunk spine distribution, thocephalan were recovered from the European sea number of proboscis hooks in males (4 instead of 5), bass Dicentrarchus labrax (L.) (Perciformes: Moron- and lack of demonstrable trunk collar. These varia- idae) in Bizerte Lagoon, northern Tunisia. The spec- tions suggest that our specimens may only be a imens collected showed high morphological morphotype of A. irregularis with new host and similarities to Acanthocephaloides irregularis Amin, locality records. A comparison between our specimens Og˘uz, Heckmann, Tepe & Kvach, 2011, recovered and those of the original description clarifies the from four species of marine fishes in the Gulf of possible reasons of this intraspecific morphological Odessa and Sukhyi Lyman off the Ukrainian Black variability. Sea coast. Light and scanning electron microscopy revealed some morphological

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Systematic ParasitologySpringer Journals

Published: May 31, 2018

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