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Title: Procamallanus (Spirocamallanus) anguillae sp. n. (Camallanidae) and some other nematodes from the Indonesian shortfin eel Anguilla bicolor in Thailand
Authors: F. Moravec
H. Taraschewski
M. Thairungroj Anantaphruti
W. Maipanich
T. Laoprasert
Institute of Parasitology, Biology Centre of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Campus South
Mahidol University
Thailand National Institute of Animal Health
Keywords: Agricultural and Biological Sciences;Immunology and Microbiology;Medicine;Veterinary
Issue Date: 1-Dec-2006
Citation: Parasitology Research. Vol.100, No.1 (2006), 69-75
Abstract: A new species of parasitic nematode, Procamallanus (Spirocamallanus) anguillae sp. n. (family Camallanidae), is described based on specimens recovered from the intestine of the Indonesian eel Anguilla bicolor McClelland (type host) from southern Thailand (type locality Phuket Island). It is characterized mainly by the presence of 10-13 spiral ridges in the buccal capsule, length of spicules (366-372 μm and 198-216 μm), presence of a gubernaculum, arrangement of caudal papillae, and by the broad female tail with a digit-like projection bearing two cuticular spikes. In addition, two species of larval nematodes, Physalopteridae gen. sp. and Anisakis cf. simplex (Rudolphi 1809), were recorded from A. bicolor. All species are briefly described and illustrated. © 2006 Springer-Verlag.
ISSN: 09320113
Appears in Collections:Scopus 2006-2010

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