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

  • Quinton Dos Santos
  • Annemarie Avenant- Oldewage


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

Author Biographies

Quinton Dos Santos
Department of Zoology
Annemarie Avenant- Oldewage
Department of Zoology
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