Lernaea


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Ler`nae´a

    (lẽr`nē´å)
n.1.(Zool.) A Linnæan genus of parasitic Entomostraca, - the same as the family Lernæidæ.
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in press), Labidocera madurae Scott, 1909, and Lernaea cyprinacea Linnaeus, 1758 (Table 2).
Differentiation to lernaeid genera and to species in the genus lernaea is based mainly on the morphology of the holdfast organ (anchors) of the parasitic females.
A questionnaire was used to identify the number of the genus Lernaea present on major carps (local species of Pakistan) Rohu, Labeo rohita (Hamilton, 1822) Morri, Cirhinus mrigala (Hamilton 1822), Thaila, Catla catla (Hamilton, 1822) and lernaeid ectoparasitic identification at different fish farms of the Punjab.
Among crustacean two parasites of freshwater fishes are Argulus foliaceus and Lernaea cyprinacea which are cosmopolitan in distribution and infect almost all fishes (Bond 2004; Noga 2007; Rasouli et al.
The title of her thesis was "Possible causes of selective lernaea attack on different fish species".
cyprinaceae Van As and Viljoen, 1984 on Lernaea cyprinaceae Linnaeus (1758).
Evaluation of a health assessment index with reference to bioaccumulation of Metals in Oreochromis Mossambicus (Peters,1852) and aspects of the morphology of Lernaea cyprinacea, Linnaeus, 1758", M.
The title of her thesis is "Possible causes of selective lernaea attack on different fish species".
The parasite, Lernaea cyprinacea is an opportunistic species infecting fish of many families including amphibians [22,13 Trilles and Hipaeu Jacquotte, 1996; Raibut, 1996).
and Lernaea cyprinacea were identified from specimens of P.
quadrangula R Moinodaphnia macleayii C Moina micrura R Moina macrocopa R Bosmina longirostris D Macrothrix laticomis R Leydigia quadrangularis R Alona guttata R Alona costata R, Copepoda Diaptomus (Mastigodiaptomus) montezumae D Acanthocyclops vernalis C Acanthocyclops capillatus R Acanthocyclops exillis C Mycrocyclops varicansR Lernaea sp.