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Year: 2019, Issue: December
Studies on hymenolepididean cestode genus Vampirolepis (Spassky,1954) from Acridotherus tristis with description of new species.
G. D. Gore and S. S. Nanware
Cestode, Hymenolepididaen, Vampirolepis.
The present paper deals with new species of genus Vampirolepis (Spassy,1954) from the intestine of Acridotherus tristis. The new form differs from all known species of genus with scolex distinctly marked off from strobila, oval rostellum, mature proglottids broader than long, testes three in number, elongated cirrus pouch, vas deference thin, straight, ovary distinctly bilobed, vitelline gland post ovarian, genital pore unilateral.
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