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1 January 2013 New Host and Distribution Records for the Freshwater Fish Ectoparasite Argulus japonicus (Crustacea: Branchiura: Argulidae)
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The branchiuran parasite Argulus japonicus (Crustacea: Branchiura: Argulidae) was collected from the body surface of the Rosy bitterling Rhodeus ocellatus from Kumamoto Prefecture, Kyushu, Japan. The present study represents the first record of A. japonicus obtained from Kyushu. Rhodeus ocellatus is a new host for A. japonicus.

The Helminthological Society of Washington
Takeo Yamauchi and Minoru Shimizu "New Host and Distribution Records for the Freshwater Fish Ectoparasite Argulus japonicus (Crustacea: Branchiura: Argulidae)," Comparative Parasitology 80(1), 136-137, (1 January 2013). https://doi.org/10.1654/4554.1
Published: 1 January 2013
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