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Volume 61, Issue 3 (Sep 2016)

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New species of Parapharyngodon (Nematoda: Pharyngodonidae) in Phymaturus spp. (Iguania: Liolaemidae) from Argentina

Geraldine Ramallo
  • Instituto de Invertebrados, Fundación Miguel Lillo. Miguel Lillo 251. (4000) San Miguel de Tucumán, Argentina
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  • Department of Biology, Pennsylvania State University, Shennago Campus, 147 Shenango Avenue, Sharon, Pennsylvania 16146, USA
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Published Online: 2016-07-21 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/ap-2016-0062

Abstract

Parapharyngodon sanjuanensis sp. nov. (Nematoda: Pharyngodonidae) from the large intestines of Phymaturus punae and Phymaturus williamsi (Squamata: Liolaemidae) from province of San Juan, Argentina, is described and illustrated. Parapharyngodon sanjuanensis sp. nov. is the 54th species assigned to the genus and the 8th from the Neotropical region. It differs from other species in the genus in that males possess 8 caudal papillae, 6 of which are large and pedunculate, 2 are small, almost inconspicuous; anterior lip echinate, posterior lip bilobate; females possess prominent vulva and short stiff tail spike.

Keywords: Parapharyngodon sanjuanensis sp. nov; Nematode; Lizard; Phymaturus spp; Argentina

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About the article

Received: 2015-06-29

Revised: 2015-12-14

Accepted: 2016-01-29

Published Online: 2016-07-21

Published in Print: 2016-09-01


Citation Information: Acta Parasitologica, ISSN (Online) 1896-1851, ISSN (Print) 1230-2821, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/ap-2016-0062.

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