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Table 1

Some hyperparasitic monogeneans on parasitic crustaceans.

Parasite Type host Type locality References
Cyclocotyla bellones Otto, 1823 Belone belone Italy, Mediterranean Sea [72]
Allodiclidophora charcoti (Dollfus, 1922) Yamaguti 1963 Ceratothoa oestroides (female), buccal cavity of Trachurus trachurus and of Boops boops Monaco, Mediterranean Sea; Spain, Atlantic Ocean [33, 34]
Choricotyle smaris (Ijima, in Goto, 1894) Llewellyn, 1941 Cymothoa of buccal cavity of Spicara smaris Italy, Mediterranean Sea [45, 60]
Allodiclidophora squillarum (Parona & Perugia, 1889) Ovigerous lamellae of Bopyrus squillarum Italy, Mediterranean Sea [76]
Diclidophora merlangi (Kuhn, in Nordmann, 1832) Ceratothoa oestroides, buccal cavity of Boops boops Italy, Mediterranean Sea [33, 34]
Choricotyle elongata (Goto, 1894) Llewellyn, 1941 Mouth cavity of Dentex tumifrons, Cymothoa of mouth cavity* Japan, Pacific Ocean [45, 60]
Choricotyle aspinachorda Hargis, 1955 Gills and Cymothoidae from ventral pharyngeal region of Orthopristis chrysopterus USA, Atlantic Ocean [47]
Udonella spp. For hosts and references, see Table 8.1. in [88]
Capsala biparasitica (Goto, 1894) Copepoda, probably of the genus Parapelatus sp. on gills of Thynnus albacora Japan, Pacific Ocean [45]

The single specimen that was attached to the Cymothoa must be regarded as accidental [45].

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