Camallanus emydidius n. sp. (Nematoda: Camallanidae) in Trachemys dorbigni (Duméril & Bibron, 1835) (Testudines: Emydidae) from Southern Brazil
Mascarenhas, Carolina S.
- Publisher: Elsevier
International Journal for Parasitology: Parasites and Wildlife,
(issn: 2213-2244, eissn: 2213-2244)
Camallanus | Brazil | Emydidae | QL1-991 | Brazilian slider turtle | Freshwater turtle | Camallanidae | Zoology | Article
This paper describes a new species of Camallanus found in the freshwater turtle Trachemys dorbigni. Sixty hosts collected in Southern Brazil were examined. All hosts (100%) were parasitized by a new species of Camallanus, which was described as Camallanus emydidius n. s...