WoRMS taxon details

Opegaster Ozaki, 1928

344928  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:344928)

accepted
Genus
Species Opegaster acuta Manter, 1940
Species Opegaster apogonichthydis Yamaguti, 1938
Species Opegaster bothi Yamaguti, 1970
Species Opegaster brevifistula Ozaki, 1928
Species Opegaster cryptocentri Yamaguti, 1958
Species Opegaster dactylopteri Yamaguti, 1970
Species Opegaster dendrochiri Yamaguti, 1970
Species Opegaster dermatogenyos Yamaguti, 1970
Species Opegaster ditrematis Yamaguti, 1942
Species Opegaster elongata Yamaguti, 1959
Species Opegaster gobii Yamaguti, 1952
Species Opegaster hawaiiensis Yamaguti, 1970
Species Opegaster hippocampi Shen, 1982
Species Opegaster iniistii Yamaguti, 1970
Species Opegaster longivesicula Yamaguti, 1952
Species Opegaster lutiani Bravo-Hollis & Manter, 1957
Species Opegaster macrorchis Yamaguti, 1938
Species Opegaster oplegnathi Wang, Wang & Zhang, 1992
Species Opegaster ouemoensis Bray & Justine, 2013
Species Opegaster ovata Ozaki, 1928
Species Opegaster paramacrorchis Hafeezullah, 1971
Species Opegaster parapristipomatis Yamaguti, 1934
Species Opegaster plotosi Yamaguti, 1940
Species Opegaster pritchardae Overstreet, 1969
Species Opegaster queenslandica (Aken'Ova, 2007) Bray & Justin, 2013
Species Opegaster recta Ozaki, 1928
Species Opegaster syngnathi Yamaguti, 1934
Species Opegaster synodi Manter, 1947
Species Opegaster tamori Yamaguti, 1938

Species Opegaster beliyai Pande, 1937 accepted as Opecoelus beliyai (Pande, 1937) Aken'Ova, 2007 (Superseded combination)
Species Opegaster cameroni Caballero y C. & Caballero R., 1969 accepted as Opecoelus cameroni (Caballero & Caballero, 1969) Aken'Ova, 2007 (Superseded combination)
Species Opegaster caulopsettae Manter, 1954 accepted as Opecoelus caulopsettae (Manter, 1954) Aken'Ova, 2007 (Superseded combination)
Species Opegaster gonorhynchi Gavrilyuk-Tkachuk, 1979 accepted as Opecoelus gonorhynchi (Gavrilyuk-Tkachuk) Aken'Ova, 2007 (Superseded combination)
Species Opegaster mastacembalii Harshey, 1937 accepted as Opecoelus mastacembalii (Harshey, 1937) Aken'Ova, 2007 (Superseded combination)
Species Opegaster mehrii Harshey, 1937 accepted as Opecoelus mehrii (Harshey, 1937) Aken'Ova, 2007 (Superseded combination)
Species Opegaster minimus (Tubangui, 1928) Tubangui & Masilungan, 1944 accepted as Opecoelus minimus Tubangui, 1928 (Superseded combination)
Species Opegaster ovatus Ozaki, 1928 accepted as Opegaster ovata Ozaki, 1928 (Malformed suffix)
Species Opegaster ozaki Layman, 1930 accepted as Opecoelus ozaki (Layman, 1930) Yamaguti, 1954
Species Opegaster pentedactyla Manter, 1940 accepted as Opecoelus pentedactylus (Manter, 1940) Manter, 1954
Species Opegaster queenslandicus (Aken'Ova, 2007) Bray & Justine, 2013 accepted as Opegaster queenslandica (Aken'Ova, 2007) Bray & Justin, 2013 (Malformed suffix)
Species Opegaster rectus Ozaki, 1928 accepted as Opegaster recta Ozaki, 1928 (Malformed suffix)

Species Opegaster alykhani Bilqees, Hadi, Khatoon, Muti-ur-Rehman, Perveen & Haseeb, 2009 (uncertain)
marine, brackish, fresh
feminine
Ozaki, Y. (1928). On some trematodes with anus. <em>Japanese Journal of Zoology.</em> 2: 5-33. [details]   
Taxonomic remark Considered a synonym of Opecoelus by Aken'Ova (2007), but still recognised by Bray & Justine (2013). In view of this...  
Taxonomic remark Considered a synonym of Opecoelus by Aken'Ova (2007), but still recognised by Bray & Justine (2013). In view of this difference of opinion, we retain the conception of Cribb (2005).
DIG [details]
WoRMS (2021). Opegaster Ozaki, 1928. Accessed at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=344928 on 2021-04-18
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2008-04-29 08:01:31Z
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2013-03-29 08:18:59Z
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2014-03-10 11:02:06Z
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2017-04-24 12:26:32Z
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original description Ozaki, Y. (1928). On some trematodes with anus. <em>Japanese Journal of Zoology.</em> 2: 5-33. [details]   

taxonomy source Bray, R.A.; Justine, J.L. (2013). A digenean parasite in a mudskipper: Opegaster ouemoensis sp. n. (Digenea: Opecoelidae) in Periophthalmus argentilineatus Valenciennes (Perciformes: Gobiidae) in the mangroves of New Caledonia. <em>Folia Parasitol (Praha).</em> 60(1):7-16. [details]   

taxonomy source Aken'Ova, T. O. (2007). The taxonomic status of Opegaster Ozaki, 1928 and the description of four new species of Opecoelus Ozaki, 1925 (Digenea: Opecoelidae) from marine teleosts in Australian waters. <em>Systematic Parasitology.</em> 67(1): 25-42., available online at https://doi.org/10.1007/s11230-006-9068-0 [details]   

taxonomy source Manter, H. W. (1940). Digenetic trematodes of fishes from the Galapagos Islands and the neighboring Pacific. <em>Allan Hancock Pacific Expeditions.</em> 2, 325-497.
page(s): 364 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record Zdzitowiecki, K. (1997). Antarctic Digenea, parasites of fishes. <em>Synopses of the Antarctic Benthos. Koeltz Scientific Books, Koenigstein, 156.</em>  [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Johns, P.; Newman, L.J.; Holleman, J.J.; Dawson, E.W.; Sterrer, W.; Allison, F.R.; Diggles, B.K.; Andrews, J.R.H.; Hine, P.M.; McKenna, P.B.; Poulin, R. (2009). Phylum Platyhelminthes: flatworms, tapeworms, flukes, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 102-128. [details]   

identification resource Cribb, T. H. (2005). Family Opecoelidae Ozaki, 1925. In: Jones, A., Bray, R. A. & Gibson, D. I. (Eds). <em>Keys to the Trematoda. Volume 2.</em> Wallingford: CAB International and the Natural History Museum, pp. 443–531.
page(s): 494 [details]   
From editor or global species database
Taxonomic remark Considered a synonym of Opecoelus by Aken'Ova (2007), but still recognised by Bray & Justine (2013). In view of this difference of opinion, we retain the conception of Cribb (2005).
DIG [details]