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1 July 2010 Nematode Parasites of 41 Anuran Species from the Area de Conservación Guanacaste, Costa Rica
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One thousand fifty-two anurans representing 11 families (41 species)—Bufonidae: Crepidophryne epiotica (n  =  2), Incilius coccifer (n  =  21), Incilius conifera (n  =  2), Incilius luetkenii (n  =  48), Incilius valliceps (n  =  5), Rhaebo haematiticus (n  =  6), Rhinella marina (n  =  77); Craugastoridae: Craugastor bransfordii (n  =  1), Craugastor cuaquero (n  =  1), Craugastor fitzingeri (n  =  54), Craugastor megacephalus (n  =  6), Craugastor noblei (n  =  4), Craugastor podiciferus (n  =  3), Craugastor ranoides (n  =  4), Craugastor stejnegerianus (n  =  3), Craugastor underwoodi (n  =  2); Dendrobatidae: Oophaga pumilio (n  =  5); Eleutherodactylidae: Diasporus diastema (n  =  4); Hylidae: Agalychnis callidryas (n  =  14), Duellmanohyla rufioculis (n  =  3), Dendropsophus ebraccatus (n  =  10), Dendropsophus microcephalus (n  =  8), Isthmohyla lancasteri (n  =  7), Scinax boulengeri (n  =  22), Scinax elaeochrous (n  =  13), Smilisca baudinii (n  =  83), Smilisca phaeota (n  =  8), Smilisca puma (n  =  4), Trachycephalus venulosus (n  =  41); Leptodactylidae: Leptodactylus fragilis (n  =  16), Leptodactylus melanonotus (n  =  17), Leptodactylus pentadactylus (n  =  22), Leptodactylus poecilochilus (n  =  26); Leiuperidae: Engystomops pustulosus (n  =  27); Microhylidae: Hypopachus variolosus (n  =  32); Ranidae: Lithobates forreri (n  =  114), Lithobates taylori (n  =  24), Lithobates vaillanti (n  =  267), Lithobates warszewitschii (n  =  32); Rhinophrynidae: Rhinophrya dorsalis (n  =  4); Strabomantidae: Pristimantis ridens (n  =  10)—collected in the Area de Conservación Guanacaste, Costa Rica, were necropsied. Gravid nematodes representing 20 species—Africana telfordi, Aplectana hylambatis, Aplectana incerta, Aplectana itzocanensis, Cosmocerca parva, Cosmocerca podicipinus, Cosmocercella minor, Cosmocercoides variabilis, Cruzia empera, Falcaustra costaricae, Foleyellides striatus, Ochoterenella digiticauda, Oswaldocruzia costaricensis, Parapharyngodon duniae, Rhabdias alabialis, Rhabdias pseudosphaerocephala, Rhabdias savagei, Schrankiana inconspicata, Spiroxys figueiredoi, Subulascaris falcaustriformis—and larvae representing 5 species—Ascaridae gen. sp.,

Charles R. Bursey and Daniel R. Brooks "Nematode Parasites of 41 Anuran Species from the Area de Conservación Guanacaste, Costa Rica," Comparative Parasitology 77(2), 221-231, (1 July 2010). https://doi.org/10.1654/4418.1
Published: 1 July 2010
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