Philometra kobuleji (Nematoda: Philometridae) is described as a new species from the abdominal cavity of a North American freshwater fish, Catostomits commersoni. During a parasitological survey on stream fishes of Southern Ontario, males and females of a. Philometra species were collected from white suckers, Catostomus commersoni (Lacépéde). This parasite differs from all known Philometra species recorded by Hoffman (1967) in North America.
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- Animal Science and Zoology