• Three new species of haematozoans from freshwater teleosts (pisces)

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      Haematozoara; Trypanosoma ; Trypanoplasma ; blood; polymorphism

    • Abstract

       

      Two new species of haematozoans,Trypanosoma aori (sp. nov.) andTrypanoplasma mysti (sp. no.v.), were found harbouring the blood plasma of freshwater teleosts,Mystus aor, whileTrypanoplasma atti (sp. nov.), was found in the plasma of another cat fishWallago attu. The two hosts are new records for these parasites. All three species of the parasites described here showed characteristic polymorphism.

    • Author Affiliations

       

      B D Joshi1 2

      1. Department of Zoology, Kumaun University, Campus Almora, Almora - 263 601, India
      2. Department of Zoology, Gurukul Kangari Vishwavidyalaya, Hardwar - 249 404, (UP)
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