Echinoplectanum plectropomi

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Taxonavigation: Dactylogyridea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Phylum: Platyhelminthes
Subphylum: Rhabditophora
Superclassis: Neodermata
Classis: Monogenea
Subclassis: Monopisthocotylea
Ordo: Dactylogyridea

Familia: Diplectanidae
Subfamilia: Diplectaninae
Genus: Echinoplectanum
Species: Echinoplectanum plectropomi



  • Cycloplectanum plectropomi (Young, 1969) Oliver, 1968
  • Diplectanum plectropomi Young, 1969


Original description:

  • Young, P. C.; 1969: Some monogenoideans of the family Diplectanidae Bychowsky, 1957 from Australian teleost fishes. Journal of Helminthology, 43, 223–254. Abstract

Current combination:

  • Justine, J.-L. & Euzet, L.; 2006: Diplectanids (Monogenea) parasite on gills of the coralgroupers Plectropomus laevis and P. leopardus (Perciformes, Serranidae) off New Caledonia, with the description of five new species and the erection of Echinoplectanum n. g. Systematic Parasitology, 64, 147-172. Abstract

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