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Table 1 Species of Characidotrema recorded on the gills of African tetras (Alestidae)

From: Species of Characidotrema Paperna & Thurston, 1968 (Monogenea: Dactylogyridae) from fishes of the Alestidae (Characiformes) in Africa: new species, host-parasite associations and first insights into the phylogeny of the genus

Characidotrema spp.Host speciesCountryLocalityReference
C. auritum n. sp.Brycinus imberiSouth AfricaPongola RiverPresent study
ZimbabweLake KaribaPresent study
C. brevipenis Paperna, 1969Alestes baremozeGhanaLake Volta[7]
Brycinus nurseGhanaLake Volta[7]
SenegalGambia RiverPresent study
Mare de SimentiPresent study
SudanBlue NilePresent study
White NilePresent study
Brycinus cf. nurseTogoMono River[3]
C. elongata Paperna & Thurston, 1968aBrycinus jacksoniiUgandaLake Victoria[5]
Brycinus leuciscusGhanaLake Volta[7]
C. nursei Ergens, 1973Alestes dentex (!)bEgypt (!)b[10]
Brycinus leuciscus (!)bGhana (!)bLake Volta (!)b[8]
Brycinus nurseEgyptNile River[9]
SudanBlue NilePresent study
White NilePresent study
UgandaLake Albert[4]
C. nzoiae (Paperna, 1979)Brycinus jacksoniiKenya Nzoia River[8]
C. pollex n. sp.Brycinus nurseSenegalGambia RiverPresent study
SudanBlue NilePresent study
White NilePresent study
C. regia Birgi, 1988Brycinus kingsleyaeCameroonNyong River[11]
C. ruahae (Paperna, 1979) Brycinus imberiTanzaniaRuaha River[8]
C. spinivaginus (Paperna, 1973) Brycinus nurseGhanaLake Volta[4]
UgandaLake Albert[4]
SenegalGambia RiverPresent study
SudanBlue NilePresent study
White NilePresent study
C. spiropenis Birgi, 1988Hemigrammopetersius pulcherCameroonNyong River[11]
Phenacogrammus majorCameroonNyong River[11]
Phenacogrammus urotaeniaCameroonNyong River[11]
C. undifera Kritsky, Kulo & Boeger, 1987Brycinus cf. nurseTogoMono River[3]
C. vespertilio n. sp.Brycinus imberiCameroonBoumba RiverPresent study
DR CongoLindi RiverPresent study
C. zelotes Kritsky, Kulo & Boeger, 1987Brycinus nurseSenegalGambia RiverPresent study
SudanWhite NilePresent study
Brycinus cf. nurseTogoMono River[3]
  1. aType-species
  2. b(!) Erroneous record