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First report of adult specimens of Sphincterodiplostomum musculosum (Digenea, Diplostomidae).
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16126453     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Sphincterodiplostomum musculosum Dubois, 1936 (Diplostomidae, Diplostominae) was originally described on the basis of specimens collected from the intestine of agami heron, Agamia agami (Gmelin) (Ardeidae), in Mato Grosso, Brazil. The original description of this species was brief because it was based on a few immature specimens. The purpose of this paper is to describe the detailed morphological study of several adult specimens of S. musculosum obtained from the intestine of the great egret, Ardea alba L. (Ardeidae), from Argentina which revealed new characters. This represents a new host record and a new record in birds in Argentina.
Lía I Lunaschi; Fabiana B Drago
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't     Date:  2005-08-26
Journal Detail:
Title:  Parasitology international     Volume:  55     ISSN:  1383-5769     ISO Abbreviation:  Parasitol. Int.     Publication Date:  2006 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-01-23     Completed Date:  2006-04-03     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9708549     Medline TA:  Parasitol Int     Country:  Netherlands    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  7-10     Citation Subset:  IM    
División Zoología Invertebrados. Museo de La Plata, FCNyM, Paseo del Bosque S/No. 1900 La Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
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MeSH Terms
Bird Diseases / parasitology*
Genitalia / anatomy & histology
Intestinal Diseases, Parasitic / parasitology,  veterinary*
Intestine, Small / parasitology
Trematoda / anatomy & histology,  isolation & purification*
Trematode Infections / parasitology,  veterinary*

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