Camallanus emydidius n. sp. (Nematoda: Camallanidae) in Trachemys dorbigni (Duméril & Bibron, 1835) (Testudines: Emydidae) from Southern Brazil

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Mascarenhas, Carolina S. ; Müller, Gertrud (2017)
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Journal: International Journal for Parasitology: Parasites and Wildlife, volume 6, issue 2, pages 108-114 (issn: 2213-2244, eissn: 2213-2244)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC5447518, doi: 10.1016/j.ijppaw.2017.04.004
  • Subject: 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... View more
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