Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Show Summary Details
More options …

Acta Parasitologica


IMPACT FACTOR 2017: 1.039
5-year IMPACT FACTOR: 1.121

CiteScore 2018: 1.00

SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) 2018: 0.500
Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP) 2018: 0.664

More options …
Volume 59, Issue 1

Issues

Cosmocercoides himalayanus sp. nov. (Nematoda, Cosmocercidae) in Duttaphrynus himalayanus (Amphibia, Anura) from Dehradun (Uttarakhand), India

Anjum Rizvi / Charles Bursey
Published Online: 2014-02-26 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.2478/s11686-014-0212-8

Abstract

Cosmocercoides himalayanus sp. nov. (Nematoda, Cosmocercidae) from the large intestine of Duttaphrynus himalayanus (Amphibia, Anura) from Dehradun, India is described and illustrated. Cosmocercoides himalayanus sp. nov. represents the 21st species assigned to the genus and the 9th species from the Oriental biogeographical region. Cosmocercoides himalayanus sp. nov. differs from the previously described Oriental species in number and position of rosette papillae; it is the only species possessing 24 or more rosette papillae to have 4 postcloacal papillae. In addition, a list of species assigned to Cosmocercoides is provided; however, C. fotedari Arya, 1992 is removed from the genus and until further study is considered a species inquirenda.

Keywords: Nematoda; Cosmocercoides himalayanus sp. nov.; Anura; Duttaphrynus himalayanus; India

  • [1] Anderson R.C. 2000. Nematode parasites of vertebrates. Their development and transmission. 2st ed. CABI Publishing, Wallingford, U.K., 650 pp. Google Scholar

  • [2] Arya S.N. 1979. A new nematode, Cosmocercoides nainitalensis n. sp. from the frog, Rana cyanophlyctis. Revista Brasileira Biologia, 39, 823–825. Google Scholar

  • [3] Arya S.N. 1991. Two new species of the genus Cosmocercoides Wilkie, 1930 from a frog Rana cyanophlyctis from Nainital. Indian Journal of Helminthology, 43, 139–143. Google Scholar

  • [4] Avila R.W., C. Strussmann, and R.J. da Silva. 2010. A new species of Cosmocercoides (Nematoda: Cosmocercidae) from a gymnophthalmid lizard of western Brazil. Journal of Parasitology, 96, 558–560. DOI: 10.1645/GE-2336.1. http://dx.doi.org/10.1645/GE-2336.1Web of ScienceCrossrefGoogle Scholar

  • [5] Baylis H.A. 1927. On two new species of Oxysomatium (Nematoda) with some remarks on the genus. Annals and Magazine of Natural History, Series 9, 19, 279–286. Google Scholar

  • [6] Frost D.R. 2013. Amphibian species of the world: an online reference. Version 5.6 (9 January 2013). Electronic database accessible at http://research.amnh.org/herpetology/amphibia/index.html. American Museum of Natural History, New York, USA. Accessed 22 May 2013. Google Scholar

  • [7] Harwood P.D. 1930. The new species of Oxysomatium (Nematoda) with some remarks on the genera Oxysomatium and Aplectana and observations on the life history. Journal of Parasitology, 17, 61–73. DOI: 10.2307/3271435. http://dx.doi.org/10.2307/3271435CrossrefGoogle Scholar

  • [8] Hasegawa H. 1989. Redescription of Cosmocercoides tridensWilkie, 1930 (Nematoda: Cosmocercidae). Canadian Journal of Zoology, 67, 1189–1193. DOI: 10.1139/z89-171. http://dx.doi.org/10.1139/z89-171CrossrefGoogle Scholar

  • [9] Holl F.J. 1928. Two new nematode parasites. Journal of the Elisha Mitchell Scientific Society, 43, 184–186. Google Scholar

  • [10] Ivanitzky S.V. 1940. [On the helminth fauna of vertebrates in the Ukraine (Cestoda, Nematoda and Acanthocephala).] Sbornik Trudy Khar’kov Veterinary Institute, 19, 129–155 (In Russian). Google Scholar

  • [11] Karve J.N. 1944. On a small collection of parasitic nematodes from Anura. Proceedings of the Indian Academy of Science, 20, 71–77. Google Scholar

  • [12] Khera S. 1958. On a new species of Cosmocercoides. Indian Journal of Helminthology, 10, 6–12. Google Scholar

  • [13] Ogden C.G. 1966. On some parasitic nematodes from reptiles, mainly from Ceylon. Journal of Helminthology, 15, 81–90. DOI: 10.1017/S0022149X00034118. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0022149X00034118CrossrefGoogle Scholar

  • [14] Ramallo G., C.R. Bursey and S.R. Goldberg. 2007. Two new species of cosmocercids (Ascaridida) in the toad Chaunus arenarum (Anura: Bufonidae) from Argentina. Journal of Parasitology, 93, 910–916. DOI: 10.1645/GE-1131R.1. http://dx.doi.org/10.1645/GE-1131R.1Web of ScienceCrossrefGoogle Scholar

  • [15] Rao R. 1979. On four new species of the genera Paracosmocerca Kung et Wu, 1945, Cosmocerca Diesing, 1861 and CosmocercoidesWilkie, 1930 of the family Cosmocercidae Travassos, 1925. Helminthologia, 16, 23–34. Google Scholar

  • [16] Ricci M. 1987. Parasites of Speleomantes (Amphibia: Urodela: Plethotidae) in Italy. Rivista di Parassitologia, 4, 5–25. Google Scholar

  • [17] Rizvi A.N. 2009. Two new species of amphibian nematodes from Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary, Western Ghats, India. Zootaxa, 2013, 58–68. Google Scholar

  • [18] Rizvi A.N., C.R. Bursey and P.T. Bhutia. 2013. Two new species of Rhabdias (Nematoda: Rhabditida: Rhabdiasidae) in anuran hosts from Dehradun (Uttarkhand), India. Journal of Parasitology, 99, 303–306. DOI: 10.1645/GE-3179-1. http://dx.doi.org/10.1645/GE-3179.1Web of ScienceCrossrefGoogle Scholar

  • [19] Soota T.D., and S.R. Dey Sarkar. 1980. On some nematodes from Darjeeling District, West Bengal, India. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of Calcutta, 31, 39–46. Google Scholar

  • [20] Wang P. Q. Y. L. Sun, Y. R. Zhao, and W. H. Zhang. 1981. Notes on five new species of nematodes from vertebrates in Wuyi, Fujian Province. Wuyi Science Journal, 1, 113–118. Google Scholar

  • [21] Wang P.Q., Y. Zhao, and C. Chen. 1978. On some nematodes from vertebrates in south China. Fjuian Shida Xuebao, 2, 75–90. Google Scholar

  • [22] Wilkie J. S. 1930. Some parasitic nematodes from Japanese Amphibia. Annals and Magazine of Natural History, Series 10, 6: 606–614. Google Scholar

About the article

Published Online: 2014-02-26

Published in Print: 2014-03-01


Citation Information: Acta Parasitologica, Volume 59, Issue 1, Pages 80–84, ISSN (Online) 1896-1851, DOI: https://doi.org/10.2478/s11686-014-0212-8.

Export Citation

© 2014 W. Stefański Institute of Parasitology, PAS. This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 3.0 License. BY-NC-ND 3.0

Citing Articles

Here you can find all Crossref-listed publications in which this article is cited. If you would like to receive automatic email messages as soon as this article is cited in other publications, simply activate the “Citation Alert” on the top of this page.

[1]
Stephen R. Goldberg, Charles R. Bursey, and L. Lee Grismer
Pacific Science, 2016, Volume 70, Number 3, Page 373
[2]

Comments (0)

Please log in or register to comment.
Log in