Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India

Volume 35 Issue 1&2

Opisthomonorcheides yamagutinsis sp. nov. from the intestine of pomfret Stromateus argenteus.

L. U. Lokhande

A new species of the family Monorchiidae (Odhner, 1911) Nieoll, 1955; Subfamily Opisthomonorchiidinae Yamaguti, 1971 and Genus Opisthomonorcheides Parukhin, 1966 is reported from intestine of the marine fish Stromateus argenteus (Bloch). The account includes the morphological description of the new species and a detailed discussion justifying its recognition as a new species.

Date : 31-10-1993