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A New Species of Halipegus Looss, 1899 (Trematoda: Derogenidae) Parasitic in Rana psilonota Webb, 2001 of Atenquique, Jalisco, Mexico
- V. León-Règagnon, Angeles R. Romero-Mayén
- Biology, Medicine
- The Journal of parasitology
- 23 December 2013
This new species of Halipegus psilonotae differs from all other congeners by the combination of the following characters: parasite under the tongue of frogs, body size small, ventral sucker representing 0.19–0.2 of body length, ovary smaller than testes, egg filament short. Expand
A new species of Foleyellides (Nematoda: Onchocercidae) parasite of Lithobates spp. (Amphibia: Ranidae) from Mexico with a key for the species of the genus.
Thirty-six Foleyellides mayenae n. sp. were recovered from the body cavity of Lithobates psilonota (Webb, 2001) and L. pustulosus (Boulenger, 1883) (Ranidae) from Jalisco and Nayarit, respectively.… Expand
A new species of Haematoloechus Looss, 1899 (Digenea: Plagiorchioidea: Haematoloechidae), a parasite of Rana psilonota Webb and R. zweifeli Hillis, Frost & Webb (Anura: Ranidae) in Mexico
During an inventory of the helminths of amphibians in Mexico, specimens of an undescribed species of Haematoloechus Looss, 1899 (Digenea: Haematoloechidae) were collected from the lungs of frogs of… Expand
First report of the genus Physaloptera (Nematoda: Physalopteridae) in Lithobates montezumae (Anura: Ranidae) from Mexico
Nematode third stage larvae of the genus Physaloptera (Nematoda: Physalopteridae) were recovered from the stomach of Lithobates montezumae (Anura: Ranidae) collected in the Pedregal de San Angel… Expand
Helminth Parasites of the Smooth-Backed Frog, Lithobates psilonota (Amphibia: Ranidae), from Western Mexico
The helminth fauna of L. psilonota shows a Nearctic influence coupled with a high percentage of endemic species that suggests an important coevolutionary component in the history of the association of this group of frogs and their helminths. Expand