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Table 3 Gyrodactylus species parasitising different family members belonging to the order Cyprinodontiformes

From: Gyrodactylus salinae n. sp. (Platyhelminthes: Monogenea) infecting the south European toothcarp Aphanius fasciatus (Valenciennes) (Teleostei, Cyprinodontidae) from a hypersaline environment in Italy

Gyrodactylus species Recorded host species Host family References
G. avalonia * Fundulus diaphanus diaphanus (Lesueur) Fundulidae [40]
G. bulbacanthus Fundulus zebrinus (Jordan et Gilbert) Fundulidae [41]
G. bullatarudis Poecilia mexicana Steindachner, Poecilia reticulata Peters, Poecilia sphenops Valenciennes, Xiphophorus hellerii Heckel, X. hellerii × Xiphophorus maculatus (Günther) hybrids Poeciliidae [25, 4244]
G. costaricensis P. sphenops Poeciliidae [45]
G. cyprinodonti Epiplatys fasciolatus (Günther) Nothobranchiidae [46]
G. cyprinodontis Cyprinodon nevadensis nevadensis Eigenmann et Eigenmann Cyprinodontidae [23]
G. cytophagus Aplocheilichthys eduardensis (David et Poll), Aplocheilichthys normani Ahl, Aplocheilichthys pumilus (Boulenger) Poeciliidae [46]
G. funduli Fundulus similis (Baird et Girard) Fundulidae [47]
G. gambusiae Gambusia affinis (Baird et Girard) Poeciliidae [48]
G. hargisi Cyprinodon variegatus variegatus Lacepède Cyprinodontidae [49]
G. jarocho X. hellerii Poeciliidae [25]
G. lamothei Girardinichthys multiradiatus (Meek) Goodeidae [50]
G. mexicanus G. multiradiatus Goodeidae [50]
G. milleri Poecilia caucana (Steindachner) Poeciliidae [51]
G. mobilensis Cyprinodon v. variegatus Cyprinodontidae [49]
G. nevadensis Cyprinodon n. nevadensis Cyprinodontidae [23]
G. pictae Micropoecilia picta Regan Poeciliidae [52]
G. poeciliae P. caucana Poeciliidae [51]
G. rasini X. hellerii Poeciliidae [53]
G. recurvensis Aplocheilus blockii (Arnold), Aplocheilus panchax (Hamilton) Aplocheilidae [54]
G. salinae n. sp. Aphanius fasciatus (Valenciennes) Cyprinodontidae current study
G. saratogensis Cyprinodon n. nevadensis Cyprinodontidae [23]
G. stegurus Fundulus d. diaphanus Fundulidae [55]
G. stephanus Fundulus grandis Baird et Girard, Fundulus heteroclitus heteroclitus (L.) Fundulidae [55, 56]
G. tularosae Cyprinodon tularosa Miller et Echelle Cyprinodontidae [57]
G. turnbulli P. reticulata, Poeciliopsis sp. Poeciliidae [43, 58]
G. xalapensis Heterandria bimaculata (Heckel) Poeciliidae [25]
  1. * Gyrodactylus avalonia Hanek et Threlfall, 1969 is suspected to be a junior synonym of Gyrodactylus arcuatus Bychowsky, 1933, but until molecular characterisation of G. avalonia is available, this species is considered as valid (J. Lumme and S.D. King, pers. comm.).