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Year: 2019, Issue: December
A new species of genus Ophiovalipora benghalensis Hsu,1935 (Eucestoda : Dilepidae) from Coracias benghalensis at Tuljapur (M.S.).
D. V. Menkudle
Ophiovalipora, Rostellar hooks, Coracias benghalensis
Present communication deals with the new species Ophiovalipora benghalensis. It differs from known species of the genus with the characters, scolex small, oval, larger than broad, rostellum is armed, medium, with two rows of hooks, suckers 4 in number, neck is longer than broad, mature segment medium in size, squarish, testes are medium, oval, 40 in number, cirrus pouch is medium, cylindrical, cirrus curved, ovary medium, bilobed, ootype is oval, postovarian vitelline gland medium in size.
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