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Stunkardia minuta sp. n. (Trematoda: Paramphistomidae) from the Malayan box-tortoise Cuora amboinensis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  886177     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Stunkardia minuta sp. n. was recovered from the small intestine and rectum of 5 box-tortoises (Cuora amboinensis) in Malaysia. The average body size (L X W) is 11-42 X 2-35 mm; oral sucker 1-51 X 1.02; oral pouches 0-21 X 0.18; ventral sucker 1-67 X 1-43; oesophageal bulb 0-54 X 0-54; ant. testis 0-95 X 0-98; post. testis 0-94 X 0.94; seminal vesicle 0-82 X 0-24; ootype 0-21 X 0-41; ovary 0-41 X 0-34; and egg 121 X 83 micrometer. Although morphologically similar to S. dilymphosa, S. minuta is distinct from any other reported member of the Paramphistomidae.
J R Palmieri; J T Sullivan
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of helminthology     Volume:  51     ISSN:  0022-149X     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Helminthol.     Publication Date:  1977 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1977-09-29     Completed Date:  1977-09-29     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  2985115R     Medline TA:  J Helminthol     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  121-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Trematoda / anatomy & histology,  classification*
Turtles / parasitology*

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