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      Trematoda, Digenea, Didymozoidae, Wedlia retrorbitalis (Yamaguti, 1970) and Wedlia submaxillaris (Yamaguti, 1970): First record in South America and the Atlantic Ocean

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          Two species of Didymozoidae originally described from Pacific Ocean, Wedlia retrorbitalis and Wedlia submaxillaris are reported for the first time in South America, Atlantic Ocean. W. retrorbitalis was found encysted in retrorbital adipose tissue and W. submaxillaris in the maxillary region of Thunnus obesus caught along the Rio de Janeiro coastline, extending their current geographical distribution. Original measurements and figures are presented.

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          Pensoft Publishers
          1809-127X
          August 01 2010
          August 01 2010
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          : 387
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          10.15560/6.3.387
          © 2010

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