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Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz
Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Fiocruz
ISSN: 1678-8060
EISSN: 1678-8060
Vol. 94, No. 6, 1999, pp. 751-755
Bioline Code: oc99224
Full paper language: English
Document type: Research Article
Document available free of charge

Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Vol. 94, No. 6, 1999, pp. 751-755

 en On Two Nematodes from Brazilian Birds and Description of a New Species (Acuarioidea, Schistorophinae) Parasitizing Laterallus viridis (Müller, 1776) (Gruiformes, Rallidae)
Pinto, Roberto Magalhães; Vicente, Joaquim Júlio; Muniz-Pereira, Luís C & Noronha, Dely

Abstract

The present paper reports acuarioid nematodes recovered from avian hosts. A new species of the genus Schistorophus Railliet, 1916 is proposed based mainly on findings referring to ptilina, spicules and vagina. Ancyracanthopsis coronata (Molin, 1860) Chabaud & Petter, 1959 is referred again in Brazil since its proposition in 1860, from specimens recovered from a Brazilian bird. A revised key to the species of the genus Schistorophus is also presented.

Keywords
nematoda - Schistorophus - new species - Ancyracanthopsis - morphometrics - birds - Brazil

 
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