A NEW SPECIES OF Rhabdochona RAILLIET, 1916 (NEMATODA: RHABDOCHONIDAE) FROM A FISH - Glyptothorax Sp. FROM MOREH, MANIPUR

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T. H. BIDYALAKSHMI
R. K. GAMBHIR

Abstract

The present paper deals with the description of a new nematode recovered from a fish-Glyptothorax sp., collected from Moreh, Chandel district of Manipur. The host specimen was collected on September, 2016 from Moreh town, situated at border of India & Myanmar. The present specimen is characterised by 12 longitudinal ridges in the prostome; eggs with a bunch of polar filaments; long, conical with bluntly rounded tipped tail, with a pair of lateral phasmid; left spicule longer, sclerotized, right spicule shorter, boat- shaped, caudal papillae 16 pairs, preanal 8 and postanal 8. All these characters are different from the existing known species; hence it will be justified to give a position as new species, under the genus Rhabdochona.

Keywords:
Nematode, parasite, fish, Glyptothorax sp., Rhabdochona, Moreh, Manipur.

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BIDYALAKSHMI, T. H., & GAMBHIR, R. K. (2019). A NEW SPECIES OF Rhabdochona RAILLIET, 1916 (NEMATODA: RHABDOCHONIDAE) FROM A FISH - Glyptothorax Sp. FROM MOREH, MANIPUR. UTTAR PRADESH JOURNAL OF ZOOLOGY, 40(2), 49–53. Retrieved from http://mbimph.com/index.php/UPJOZ/article/view/1425
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