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1 January 2005 Helminth Parasites of the Caucasian Salamander, Mertensiella caucasica, from Turkey
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Seventy-two Caucasian salamanders, Mertensiella caucasica, were collected from 5 localities in Turkey between 1995 and 2001 and examined for helminths. One species of Monogenea, Euzetrema caucasica; 2 species of Digenea, Brachycoelium salamandrae and Opisthioglyphe rastellus; 1 species of Cestoda, Nematotaenia dispar; 4 species of Nematoda, Amphibiocapillaria tritonispunctati, Aplectana acuminata, Cosmocerca longicauda, and Mertensinema iberica; and 1 species of Acanthocephala, Acanthocephalus ranae, were found. One new host record and 6 new locality records are reported.

Hikmet S. Yildirimhan, Charles R. Bursey, and Stephen R. Goldberg "Helminth Parasites of the Caucasian Salamander, Mertensiella caucasica, from Turkey," Comparative Parasitology 72(1), 75-87, (1 January 2005). https://doi.org/10.1654/4152
Published: 1 January 2005
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