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    • Keywords


      Digenetic trematodes; Indian mongoose; Herpestes edwardsii edwardsii ; Paragonimus compactus ; Euparadistomum

    • Abstract


      An examination of twelve specimens of mongoose from Visakhapatnam District yielded fourteen cysts with twoParagonimus compactus in each cyst from two hosts, and several specimens of a new species ofEuparadistomum (family: Dicrocoeliidae).E. herpestesi n.sp., differs from the hitherto known species in the ratio of testes to ventral sucker and the shape of ovary. There is a characteristic dorsal chamber of the receptaculum seminis which can be seen very clearly in whole mounts also.

    • Author Affiliations


      S Ravikumar1 V Vijayalakshmi1 K Hanumantha Rao1

      1. Department of Zoology, Andhra University, Waltair - 530 003
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