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Biota Neotropica ISSN: 1676-0611 cjoly@unicamp.br Instituto Virtual da Biodiversidade Brasil Alves Pinto, Hudson; Lane de Melo, Alan Metacercariae of Eumegacetes medioximus (Digenea: Eumegacetidae) in larvae of Odonata from Brazil Biota Neotropica, vol.
13, núm.
2, abril-junio, 2013, pp.
351-354 Instituto Virtual da Biodiversidade Campinas, Brasil Available in: http:--www.redalyc.org-articulo.oa?id=199127935010 How to cite Complete issue More information about this article Journals homepage in redalyc.org Scientific Information System Network of Scientific Journals from Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain and Portugal Non-profit academic project, developed under the open access initiative Biota Neotrop., vol.
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2 Metacercariae of Eumegacetes medioximus (Digenea: Eumegacetidae) in larvae of Odonata from Brazil Hudson Alves Pinto1,2 & Alan Lane de Melo1 Laboratório de Taxonomia e Biologia de Invertebrados, Departamento de Parasitologia, Instituto de Ciências Biológicas, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais – UFMG, CP 486, CEP 30123-970, Belo Horizonte, MG, Brasil 2 Corresponding author: Hudson Alves Pinto, e-mail: hudsonalves13@ig.com.br 1 PINTO, H.A.
& MELO, A.L.
Metacercariae of Eumegacetes medioximus (Digenea: Eumegacetidae) in larvae of Odonata from Brazil.
Biota Neotrop.
13(2): http:--www.biotaneotropica.org.br-v13n2-en-abstract?shortcommunication bn03913022013 Abstract: During studies on the participation of larval Odonata in the life cycle of trematodes carried out at the Pampulha reservoir, Belo Horizonte, State of Minas Gerais, Brazil, between May and September 2011, dragonfly larvae, Orthemis discolor (Burmeister, 1839) and Perithemis mooma Kirby, 1889, were found harboring metacercariae identified as Eumegacetes medioximus Braun, 1901.
This is the first report and morphological description of metacercariae of E.
medioximus in the Neotropical region. Keywords: trematodes, insects, dragonfly, parasites. PINTO, H.A.
& MELO, A.L. Metacerc...





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