Kudoa

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Kudoa
Parasite150085-fig2 Kudoa septempunctata spores from olive flounder (Paralichthys olivaceus).tif
Kudoa septempunctata - spores
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Cnidaria
Class: Myxozoa
Order: Multivalvulida
Family: Kudoae
Meglitsch, 1960
Genus: Kudoa
Meglitsch, 1947
Synonyms
  • Hexacapsula Arai & Matsumoto, 1953
  • Pentacapsula Naidenova & Zaika, 1970
  • Septemcapsula Hsieh & Chen, 1984

Kudoa is a genus of myxozoan. It is the only genus recognized within the monotypic family Kudoidae.

Species[edit]

Kudoa septempunctata in olive flounder (Paralichthys olivaceus) muscles

The following species are recognized in the genus Kudoa:[1]

Five additional species have been proposed, but are not yet widely recognized:

References[edit]

Encyclopedia of Life

  1. ^ "WoRMS - World Register of Marine Species - Kudoa Meglitsch, 1947". marinespecies.org. Retrieved 2018-05-09.
  2. ^ Kristmundsson, Árni; Andrew Freeman, Mark (2014). "Negative effects of Kudoa islandica n. sp. (Myxosporea: Kudoidae) on aquaculture and wild fisheries in Iceland". International Journal for Parasitology: Parasites and Wildlife. 3 (2): 135–146. doi:10.1016/j.ijppaw.2014.06.001.
  3. ^ Mansour; Thabet; Chourabi; Harrath; Gtari; Omar; Hassine (2013). "Kudoa azevedoi n. sp. (Myxozoa, Multivalvulida) from the oocytes of the Atlantic horse mackerel Trachurus trachurus (Perciformes, Carangidae) in Tunisian coasts". Parasitology Research. 112 (4): 1737–1747. doi:10.1007/s00436-013-3332-4.
  4. ^ a b Heiniger; Cribb; Adlard (2013). "Intra-specific variation of Kudoa spp. (Myxosporea: Multivalvulida) from apogonid fishes (Perciformes), including the description of two new species, K. cheilodipteri n. sp. and K. cookii n. sp., from Australian waters". Systematic Parasitology. 84 (3): 193–215. doi:10.1007/s11230-012-9400-9.