Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies


Volume 2, Issue 4


Occurrence of Isoparorchis hypselobagri (Billet, 1898) Odhner, 1927 (Family: Isoparorchiidae Poche, 1926) as parasite of Oxygaster bacaila (Ham.) and Gagata cenia (Ham.) in Baruasagar Reservoir, Jhansi

Author(s):Jag Mohan Sen

Abstract: The present investigation was carried out on helminth parasites of Bundelkhand Region, Jhansi. The Metacercaria of Isoparorchis hypselobagri (Billet, 1898) Odher, 1927 was described from the body cavity of the Oxygaster bacaila (Ham.) and Gagata cenia (Ham.) from Barua sager Dam, Jhansi. Isoparorchis hypselobagri  characterized by having, anterior sucker, sub-terminal, spherical and circular; Ventral sucker much larger than oral sucker, spherical; Pre-pharynx, oval; Oesophagus short, tubular; Intestinal caeca, broad, and appear yellow or brown colour, run from oesophagus up to posterior end of body; Testes two, rounded, spherical, intercaecal, anterior testis was larger than posterior one; Ovary was present on the right side in oval shape structure in the hind region of the body in front of excretorybladder; cylindrical shaped excretory bladder. I. hypselobagari were collected from O. bacaila and G. cenia. Gagata cenia on added one more fish to the list of hosts recorded from India.

Isoparorchis hypselobagri

Fig :Isoparorchis hypselobagri.

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