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Ivan Fiala taxon links [down<--]Myxozoa Interpreting the tree
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Containing group: Myxozoa


Palenzuela O., M.J. Redondo and P. Alvarez-Pellitero. 2002. Description of Enteromyxum scophthalmi gen. nov., sp nov (Myxozoa), an intestinal parasite of turbot (Scophthalmus maximus L.) using morphological and ribosomal RNA sequence data. Parasitology 124: 369-379

Yanagida T., Y. Nomura, T. Kimura, Y. Fukuda, H. Yokoyama and K. Ogawa. 2004. Molecular and morphological redescriptions of enteric myxozoans, enteromyxum leei (formerly Myxidium sp TFI) and Enteromyxum fugu comb. n. (syn. Myxidium fugu) from cultured tiger puffer. Fish Pathology 39: 137-143.

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Ivan Fiala
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