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1 January 2005 Metazoan Endoparasites of Four Species of Lizards, Gehyra mutilata, Hemidactylus frenatus (Gekkonidae), Mabuya cumingi, Mabuya multifasciata (Scincidae), and One Species of Snake, Ramphotyphlops braminus (Typhlopidae), from the Philippine Islands
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A total of 114 specimens representing 2 species of gekkonid lizards, Gehyra mutilata and Hemidactylus frenatus, 2 species of scincid lizards, Mabuya cumingi and Mabuya multifasciata, and 1 species of snake, Ramphotyphlops braminus, from the Philippine Islands were examined for metazoan endoparasites. Two species of Cestoda, Oochoristica excelsa and Oochoristica javaensis, 3 species of Digenea, Mesocoelium monas, Plagiorchis taiwanensis and Postorchigenes ovatus, 3 species of Nematoda, Kalicephalus viperae chunkingensis, Pharyngodon oceanicus and Spauligodon hemidactylus, and 1 species of Pentastomida, Raillietiella frenatus, were found. Four new host records and 2 new locality records are reported.

Stephen R. Goldberg, Charles R. Bursey, and Sam R. Telford "Metazoan Endoparasites of Four Species of Lizards, Gehyra mutilata, Hemidactylus frenatus (Gekkonidae), Mabuya cumingi, Mabuya multifasciata (Scincidae), and One Species of Snake, Ramphotyphlops braminus (Typhlopidae), from the Philippine Islands," Comparative Parasitology 72(1), 88-101, (1 January 2005). https://doi.org/10.1654/4144
Published: 1 January 2005
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