• On the synonymy of the genusArtyfechinostomum lane, 1915 (Trematoda: Echinostomatidae)

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      Ventral Sucker; Oral Sucker; Vitelline Follicle; Intestinal Caecum; Anterior Testis

    • Abstract


      The generaParyphostomum Dietz, 1909,Artyfechinostomum Lane, 1915,Pseudoartyfechinostomum Bhardwaj, 1963 andNeoartyfechinostomum Agarwal, 1963, have been compared in the light of the variations observed from the study of the materials collected from different hosts and these genera have been found synonym toEchinostoma Rudolphi, 1809. On study it is also found thatArtyfechinostomum sufrartyfex Lane, 1915 and various other closely related species reported by subsequent authors are synonym toEchinostoma malayanum Leiper, 1911.

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      R P Mukherjee1 R K Ghosh1

      1. Zoological Survey of India, Calcutta
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