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Falcaustra sinensis sp. nov. (Nematoda, Kathlaniidae) from Indotestudo elongata in China

  • Baochen Liu EMAIL logo , Shuqian Zhang and Luping Zhang
From the journal Acta Parasitologica


Falcaustra sinensis sp. nov. collected from the feces of Indotestudo elongata (Blyth) is described and illustrated. The new species can be distinguished from the congeners by the arrangement of caudal papillae of the male (6 pairs precloacal, 4 pairs postcloacal, 1 median), length of spicules (3.84–4.74 mm) and the presence of pseudosucker.

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