• On a new trematode parasite from a common snake,Natrix stolata (Linn.)

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      Ventral Sucker; Oral Sucker; Genital Pore; Vitelline Follicle; Genital Atrium

    • Abstract


      A new speciesOmmatobrephus bengalensis from a common snakeNatrix stolata (Linn.) has been described.O. lobatum najii Mehra, 1931,O. nicolli Gupta, 1954 andO. chauhani Dwivedi, 1967 are considered synonyms toO. lobatum Mehra, 1928. A key to the valid species of the genusOmmatobrephus Nicoll, 1914 is also given.

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      R P Mukherjee1 R K Ghosh1

      1. Zoological Survey of India, 8, Lindsay Street, Calcutta-16
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