Myxobolus/Myxosoma ?

Howard Randall Yoder ryoder at alpha2.csd.uwm.edu
Wed Oct 2 16:01:30 EST 1996


Does anyone know the taxanomic status of the genera Myxobolus and 
Myxosoma (Myxosporidean parasites of fishes).  Some texts (i.e. Hoffman, 
1967) differentiate between these two genera on the basis of iodinophylus 
vacuole while other authers use the names synonomously.


Randy Yoder

ryoder at csd.uwm.edu



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