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Year: 2017, Issue: June
Bio-systematic studies on Cotugnia gallusensis n.sp. (Cestoda : Davaineidae) from Dhule (M.S.).
D. R. Patil and A. T. Kalse
Cotugnia, Gallus gallus domesticus, Ovary.
The genus Cotugnia was erected by Diamare (1893) with the type of species C.diagonopora collected from domestic fowl. Seven specimens of Cestode parasites were collected from the intestine of Gallus gallus domesticus. The present cestode have Scolex large, squarish in shape, rostellum is armed with numerous hooks, testes 75-80(78) in numbers, ovary is lobulated, medium in size, ootype small, rounded. It was compared and differs from six species and considered as new species, Cotugnia gallusensis.
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