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1 July 2011 The Gastrointestinal Helminths of Chiruromys vates (Rodentia: Muridae) with the Description of a New Species (Nematoda: Heligmonellidae) from Papua New Guinea
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Four species, all heligmonellid nematodes, were collected from the digestive tracts of 30 Chiruromys vates from a single location in Papua, New Guinea. Hassanuddinia chiruromyos n. sp. differs from its congener in having 2 hypertrophied ventral ridges in a synlophe of 10–12 midbody ridges. A putative new species of Paraheligmonellnoides had 27 midbody ridges in the female synlophe, more ridges than in any other congener. The regionally distributed Odilia mackerrasae, and an unidentifiable female with 9 synlophe ridges midbody, completed the apparently depauperate helminth assemblage. The composition of this assemblage indicated links between the Sahul, Sunda, and Oriental Regions

Lesley R. Smales "The Gastrointestinal Helminths of Chiruromys vates (Rodentia: Muridae) with the Description of a New Species (Nematoda: Heligmonellidae) from Papua New Guinea," Comparative Parasitology 78(2), 327-332, (1 July 2011). https://doi.org/10.1654/4500.1
Published: 1 July 2011
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