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1 June 2003 ACANTHOCEPHALUS SAURIUS N. SP. (ACANTHOCEPHALA: ECHINORHYNCHIDAE) AND OTHER HELMINTHS FROM THE LIZARD NOROPS LIMIFRONS (SAURIA: POLYCHROTIDAE) FROM COSTA RICA
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Acanthocephalus saurius n. sp. from the small intestine of Norops limifrons collected in Costa Rica is described and illustrated. Acanthocephalus saurius n. sp. represents the third acanthocephalan species in which gravid individuals have been found in lizard hosts. In addition to A. saurius; 1 species of Trematoda, Mesocoelium monas; 3 species of Nematoda, Piratuba digiticauda, Strongyluris panamaensis, and Acuariidae gen. sp. (larvae in cysts) were found.
Charles R. Bursey and Stephen R. Goldberg "ACANTHOCEPHALUS SAURIUS N. SP. (ACANTHOCEPHALA: ECHINORHYNCHIDAE) AND OTHER HELMINTHS FROM THE LIZARD NOROPS LIMIFRONS (SAURIA: POLYCHROTIDAE) FROM COSTA RICA," Journal of Parasitology 89(3), (1 June 2003). https://doi.org/10.1645/GE-3120
Received: 12 November 2002; Accepted: 1 February 2003; Published: 1 June 2003
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