• Two new species of the genusCleaveius Subrahmanian, 1927 (Acanthocephala : Micracanthorhynchinidae Yamaguti, 1963)

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      New species; Cleaveius leiognathi ; Cleaveius port-blairensis

    • Abstract


      Two new speciesCleaveius leiognathi andC. port-blairensis from the marine fishes of Goa, Andaman and Nicobar Islands have been described in this paper. The two species differ from each other and from the only already described species of the genus in the number and size of proboscis hooks.

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      M Jain1 N K Gupta1

      1. Department of Zoology, Panjab University, Chandigarh - 160 014
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