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Taxonomical description of the sclerite structures in the haptor of the Paradiplozoon sp. on Labeo umbratus in the Vaal Dam

Quinton Dos Santos, Annemarie Avenant- Oldewage
Suid-Afrikaanse Tydskrif vir Natuurwetenskap en Tegnologie | Vol 31, No 1 | a345 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/satnt.v31i1.345 | © 2012 Quinton Dos Santos, Annemarie Avenant- Oldewage | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 15 May 2012 | Published: 06 June 2012

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Quinton Dos Santos, University of Johannesburg, South Africa
Annemarie Avenant- Oldewage, University of Johannesburg, South Africa


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Abstract

The sclerite structures of the diplozoids from the gills ofL. umbratusin the Vaal Dam were studied. This was done with Glycerine Ammonium Picrate(GAP), Hörens se Trichrome and Scanning electron microscopy. After comparing the resultswith known species, it was confirmed that this is an undescribed species ofParadiplozoon.

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