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NEW MYXOSPORIDIA FROM SOME BRITISH FRESHWATER FISHES

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  • *Part of a Thesis for the Ph.D. degree at the University of London.

Abstract

An account is given of the morphology systematic position and differential diagnosis of the following three new Myxosporidia from freshwater fishes:—Myxidium scardini sp. n. found in the gall bladder of the rudd, Scardinius erythrocephalus, obtained from Lake Windermere, Westmorland, England, Zschokkella cyprini sp. n. of carp, Cyprinus carpio, caught from a gravel pit near Shenley, Hertfordshire and Chloromyxum pltoxini, sp. n. caught in Lake Windermere.

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