Two new myxosporean parasites (Myxozoa: Myxobolidae) from the freshwater fish Puntius ticto punctatus Day in Kerala, India

P.K. Sheeja, K.P. Janardanan


Two new species of Myxobolus, Myxobolus puntiusi sp. nov. from the heart wall, and Myxobolus ticto sp. nov. from the gills, muscles, intestine and liver of the two-spotted barb, Puntius ticto punctatus Day are described.

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