Neoechinorhynchus anguillum sp.n. (Acanthocephala: Neoechinorhynchidae) from the freshwater eel, Anguilla anguilla, in Sohag, Egypt.
Neoechinorhynchus anguilfum sp.n., the third species of the genus from African freshwater fishes, is described by light and scanning electron microscopy from Anguilla anguilla Linnaeus, 1766 (Anguillidae) from the River Nile in Sohag. It differs from other Neoechinorhynchus species of African freshwater fishes in having unequal proboscis hooks in the anterior circle and in many other characters. Possession of unequal ... Read more