Dobiam Narba Chawan Matey Amit Tripathi


Parasite biodiversity of fish in Arunachal Pradesh of northeast India is still unexplored. We describe here a new species of Dogielius (Monogenea: Dactylogyridae) from the gill filaments of Garra annandalei(Cyprinidae), collected from the River Kael, Arunachal Pradesh. Dogielius kaelensis n. sp. is distinguished from its congeners by two key features: (i) a robust ventral bar with a medial part twisted forward, and ii) an accessory piece with a ring to help guide the copulatory tube. This is only the second time a member of the genus Dogielius has been found parasitizing a Garra species.




Arunachal Pradesh, Dogielius kaelensis n. sp., , Garra annandalei, Monogenea

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Dogielius kaelensis n. sp. (Monogenea, Dactylogyridae), a gill parasite of Garra annandalei Hora, 1921 (Cyprinidae, Labeoninae) in Arunachal Pradesh, India. (2022). Journal of Applied and Natural Science, 14(2), 289-292. https://doi.org/10.31018/jans.v14i2.3421