Abstract

2.Morpho-taxonomic study of an interesting cestode, Mystoides chhaviensis N species of Channa punctatus (Bloch) from Parichha Dam District Jhansi Uttar Pradesh India
Aditya Narayan and Dhirendra Singh
Fresh water edible fish, Channa punctatus (Bloch) were examined for the study of piscine cestodes and few cestodes we obtained from the intestine of host.Morphological studies of the worm revealed that it is the new record in the genus Mystoides (Mathur,et al. 2014) of the family Capingentidae (Hunter, 1930) order Caryophyllidea (Benden1893) and regarded as new species Mystoides chhaviensis. Keywords: Jhansi, Parichha dam, Fresh Water Fish, Cestodes, Morpho-taxonomy.