• Studies on someTetracotyle Fillipi (1859) metacercariae from fishes of Lucknow

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      Tetracotyle pandei n.sp.; Tetracotyle srivastavai n.sp.; Tetracotyle ramalingi n.sp.; Metacercariae; Channa punctatus (BL).

    • Abstract


      Three unknownTetracotyle metacercariae, collected from piscine host, have been described.Tetracotyle pandei n.sp.,Tetracotyle srivastavai n.sp. AndTetracotyle ramalingi n.sp. were collected from the visceral organs and musculature ofChanna punctatus (Bl.). They are characterised by the shape and position of pseudosuckers, shape of hold fast organ and hold fast gland, number and postion of genital rudiment and pattern of reserve excretory system.

    • Author Affiliations


      Nirupama Agrawal1 Shakila Khan1

      1. Zoology Department, Lucknow University, Lucknow - 226007, India
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