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Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz
Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Fiocruz
ISSN: 1678-8060
EISSN: 1678-8060
Vol. 95, No. 2, 2000, pp. 161-165
Bioline Code: oc00028
Full paper language: English
Document type: Research Article
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Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Vol. 95, No. 2, 2000, pp. 161-165

 en Redescription of Tejidotaenia appendiculata (Baylis, 1947) (Cestoda: Proteocephalidea), a Parasite of Tupinambis teguixin (Sauria: Teiidae) from South America
Amilcar Arandas Rego & Alain de Chambrier

Abstract

The species Tejidotaenia appendiculata (Baylis, 1947), a parasite found in teju, Tupinambis teguixin is redescribed and a new diagnosis is provided. The species is characterized by the anterior position of the ovary and the peculiar shape of suckers. It is the first record of this species in Brazil.

Keywords
Tejidotaenia - cestode - Proteocephalidea - Lacertilia - Neotropical region - Brazil

 
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