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Freshwater crayfish Paranephrops planifrons infected with the microsporidian Thelohania

Jones, J.B.ORCID: 0000-0002-0773-2007 (1980) Freshwater crayfish Paranephrops planifrons infected with the microsporidian Thelohania. New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research, 14 (1). pp. 45-46.

Link to Published Version: https://doi.org/10.1080/00288330.1980.9515841
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Abstract

Microsporidian spores, identified as Thelohania sp., were recovered from muscle of Paranephrops planifrons White caught in Lake Taupo, New Zealand. This is a new host record for Thelohania. Variation in spore size with fixation and with time is noted. Mean live spore size differs from T. contejeani Henneguy described previously from P. zealandicus (White) in New Zealand, but falls within the range for European T. contejeani...

Item Type: Journal Article
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/43154
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