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Korean J Parasitol. 1985 Dec;23(2):331-333. English.
Published online Mar 20, 1994.  http://dx.doi.org/10.3347/kjp.1985.23.2.331
Copyright © 1985 by The Korean Society for Parasitology
A record of Diplozoon nipponicum Goto, 1891 found from Cyprinus carpio nudus in Korea
Jae Ku Rhee
Department of Veterinary Parasitology, Jeonbug National University, Jeonju 520, Korea.

Diplozoon nipponicum, a monogenean trematode from Cyprinus carpio was described according to the characteristic findings of X-form adult, metrical data, and presence of a pair of sticky glands. It is the first record of the presence of Diplozoon nipponicum in Korea.


Fig. 1
The whole shape of Diplozoon nipponicum, 5 times of the original size.

Fig. 2
The head part of the worm showing a pair of small sticky glands and large oral suckers, 400 times.

Fig. 3
The reproductive organ of the worm which poorly developed, 200 times (0; Ovary, T; Testis).

Fig. 4
The vicinity of the posterior extremity of the worm, showing four pairs of the posterior adhesive organs, 200 times.

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