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Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz
Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Fiocruz
ISSN: 1678-8060
EISSN: 1678-8060
Vol. 90, No. 3, 1995, pp. 389-393
Bioline Code: oc95076
Full paper language: English
Document type: Research Article
Document available free of charge

Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Vol. 90, No. 3, 1995, pp. 389-393

 en Nematode parasites of Brazilian Ciconiiformes birds: a general survey with new records for the species
J Julio Vicente; Roberto Magalhaes Pinto; Dely Noronha & L Goncalves

Abstract

This report deals with the identification of one
hundred and fifty-nine samples of nematodes recovered from
Brazilian egrets and herons. Contracaecum microcephalum, C.
multipapillatum, C. plagiaticium, Desportesius invaginatus,
D. longevaginatus, Desmidocercella ardeae, Eustrongylides
ignotus, Portocaecum reticulatum, Tetrameres micropenis,
Capillaria sp.  Contracaecum sp. Portocaecum sp. Procymea
sp., Tetrameres sp. and Viktorocara sp. were studied The
genus Viktorocara and the species C. microcephalum, C.
plagiaticium, D. invaginatus, D. ardeae and P. reticulatum
are referred in Brazil for the first time.

Keywords
nematodes - Ciconiifonnes - birds - new records - Brazil

 
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