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Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz
Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Fiocruz
ISSN: 1678-8060
EISSN: 1678-8060
Vol. 92, No. 3, 1997, pp. 339-341
Bioline Code: oc97063
Full paper language: English
Document type: Research Article
Document available free of charge

Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Vol. 92, No. 3, 1997, pp. 339-341

 en Limnomermis subtropicalis n. sp. (Nematoda:Mermithidae) a parasite of larvae of Simulium orbitale Lutz (Diptera:Simuliidae) in Argentina
L Cristina de Villalobos & Nora B Camino

Abstract

Limnomermis subtropicalis n. sp. (Nematoda: Mermithidae) a parasite of
Simulium orbitale Lutz (Diptera: Simuliidae) found in Argentina is
described and illustrated. 

This species is characterized by having medium sized amphids, pocket-shaped, medium sized vagina, sculptured spicule, and by having 9 preanal, 7 postanal papillae in the ventral row, and 12 papillae in the lateral rows.

Keywords
Limnomermis subtropicalis n. sp. - Mermithidae - Simulium orbitale - Simuliidae - Argentina

 
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