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3 May 2021 Endoparasites of the Golden Grass Skink Heremites auratus (Linnaeus, 1758) (Squamata: Scincidae) from Turkey
Hikmet Sami Yildirimhan, Nurhan Sümer, Charles R. Bursey, Mehmet Zülfü Yildiz, Buket Eylek, Muhammad Asad Kamran, Bahadir Akman
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We examined 35 golden grass skinks Heremites auratus (Linnaeus, 1758) (Squamata: Scincidae), obtained from various locations in Turkey, for helminth parasites. We found 1 species of Cestoda, Mesocestoides sp., and 7 species of Nematoda: Parapharyngodon dogieli, Parapharyngodon lilfordi, Parapharyngodon psammodromi, Pharyngodon mamillatus, Spauligodon eremiasi, Spauligodon sp., and Thubunaea baylisi.

Hikmet Sami Yildirimhan, Nurhan Sümer, Charles R. Bursey, Mehmet Zülfü Yildiz, Buket Eylek, Muhammad Asad Kamran, and Bahadir Akman "Endoparasites of the Golden Grass Skink Heremites auratus (Linnaeus, 1758) (Squamata: Scincidae) from Turkey," Comparative Parasitology 88(1), 67-69, (3 May 2021). https://doi.org/10.1654/1525-2647-88.1.67
Published: 3 May 2021
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