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Author(s): Sey, O.
Title: Description of Bianium arabicum sp. n. (Trematoda, Lepocreadidae) from the pufferfish, Lagocephalus lunaris (Bloch et Schneider, 1801) in Kuwait and a review of the genus Bianium Stunkard, 1930
Title: A Lagocephalus lunaris (Bloch et Schneider, 1801) halfajban Kuvaitban talált Bianium arabicum sp. n. leírása és a Bianium Stunkard, 1930 genusz áttekintése
Year: 1995
Volume: 28
Pages: 13-20.

Abstract: A new species, Bianium arabicum (Lepocreadiidae, Diploproctodaeinae) is described from the pufferfish, Lagocephalus lunaris off the coast of Kuwait. It differs from the other members of the genus in having lateral folds along the whole body length and in the structure of the terminal part of the male reproductive organ. Keys to the subgenera, species and the amended description of the genus Bianium are also added. The new species represents a new host and locality records in the Arabian Gulf.
Keywords: Trematoda, Bianium arabicum, Lepocreadiidae, Lagocephalus lunaris, Kuwait Bay

Journal: Parasitologia Hungarica
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ISSN: 0303-688X
Publisher: Magyar Parazitológusok Társasága, Budapest
Editor(s): K. Murai, É., Thoma, A., Gubányi, A. & Tajti, T. Zs.