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Antoine Pariselle

IRD research scientist Team Fish evolution
Phone +237 22 20 15 08
Localization Représentation IRD Cameroun

My researches concern the systematics (description of more than 150 new species), the evolution and the coevolution of Monogenea and their fish hosts. At the moment, I mainly study Cichlids from Central African (Cameroon, Tanganyika Lake), Morocco and their associated parasites (used as evolutionary and biogeographical tags).

  1. Pouyaud L., Desmarais E., Deveney M. & Pariselle A. (2006) Phylogenetic relationships among monogenean gill parasites (Dactylogyridea, Ancyrocephalidae) infecting tilapiine hosts (Cichlidae): Systematic and evolutionary implications. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 38, 241-249. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1055790305002794
  1. Pariselle A. & Euzet L. (2009) Systematic revision of dactylogyridean parasites (Monogenea) from cichlid fishes in Africa, the Levant and Madagascar. Zoosystema, 31, 849-898. http://dx.doi.org/10.5252/z2009n4a6
  1. Pariselle A., Boeger W.A., Snoeks J., Bilong Bilong C.F., Morand S. & Vanhove M.P.M. (2011) The monogenean parasite fauna of cichlids: a potential tool for host biogeography. International Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 2011, Article ID 471480, 15 pages. http://dx.doi.org/10.4061/2011/471480
  1. Vanhove M.P.M, Pariselle, A., Van Steenberge M., Gillardin C., Hellemans B., Breman F.C., Koblmüller S., Sturmbauer C., Snoeks J., Volckaert1 F.A.M. & Huyse T. (2015) Hidden biodiversity in an ancient lake: phylogenetic congruence between Lake Tanganyika tropheine cichlids and their monogenean flatworm parasites. Scientific Reports, 5, 13669. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/srep13669
  1. Vanhove M.P.M., Hablützel P.I., Pariselle A., Šimková A., Huyse T., & Raeymaekers J.A.M. (2016) Cichlids: a host of opportunities for evolutionary parasitology. Trends in Parasitology, 32, 820–832, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pt.2016.07.002