Skrjabinema kamosika sp. n. (Nematoda: Oxyuridae) is described based on both sexes collected from endemic Japanese serows, Capricornis crispus (Mammalia: Bovidae), of Wakayama Prefecture, western Honshu Island, and Kochi Prefecture, Shikoku Island, Japan. It is readily distinguished from the congeners by having tricuspid sub-interlabial projections in males, large triangular lateral lobes of the lips that do not reach the mouth rim, and a large length ratio of alate/nonalate portions of the tail in females. Close identity in the nucleotide arrangement of ITS2 region between the present material and that from C. crispus of Iwate Prefecture, northern Honshu Island, suggests wide distribution of S. kamosika in Japan. In partial 18S rDNA nucleotide sequence, 0.77% differed from that of Skrjabinema sp. from Capra hircus in the United States.
You have requested a machine translation of selected content from our databases. This functionality is provided solely for your convenience and is in no way intended to replace human translation. Neither BioOne nor the owners and publishers of the content make, and they explicitly disclaim, any express or implied representations or warranties of any kind, including, without limitation, representations and warranties as to the functionality of the translation feature or the accuracy or completeness of the translations.
Translations are not retained in our system. Your use of this feature and the translations is subject to all use restrictions contained in the Terms and Conditions of Use of the BioOne website.