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HELMINTH COMMUNITY STRUCTURE OF SYMPATRIC EASTERN AMERICAN TOAD, BUFO AMERICANUS AMERICANUS, NORTHERN LEOPARD FROG, RANA PIPIENS, AND BLUE-SPOTTED SALAMANDER, AMBYSTOMA LATERALE, FROM SOUTHEASTERN
One-hundred twelve amphibians, including 51 blue-spotted salamanders, Ambystoma laterale, 30 eastern American toads, Bufo americanus americanus, and 31 northern leopard frogs, Rana pipiens, wereExpand
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Seasonal occurrence and community structure of helminth parasites from the eastern American toad, Bufo americanus americanus, from southeastern Wisconsin, U.S.A.
From April to September 1996, 47 American toads, Bufo americanus americanus Holbrook, were collected from Waukesha County, Wisconsin, U.S.A., and examined for helminth parasites. Forty-six (98%) ofExpand
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EVOLUTIONARY AVENUES FOR, AND CONSTRAINTS ON, THE TRANSMISSION OF FROG LUNG FLUKES (HAEMATOLOECHUS SPP.) IN DRAGONFLYSECOND INTERMEDIATE HOSTS
Metacercariae survival patterns and their distribution in second intermediate odonate hosts were examined for 4 species of frog lung flukes. Surveys of aquatic larvae and recently emerged teneralExpand
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Observations on Myiasis by the Calliphorids, Bufolucilia silvarum and Bufolucilia elongata, in Wood Frogs, Rana sylvatica, From Southeastern Wisconsin
Larvae of certain species of blowflies (Calliphoridae) can cause myiasis in frogs and toads, but there are few reports from North American amphibians. Of these, most are from toads (bufonids). InExpand
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Cryptic species of hairworm parasites revealed by molecular data and crowdsourcing of specimen collections.
Recognizing cryptic species promotes a better understanding of biodiversity, systematics, evolutionary biology, and biogeography. When cryptic species are disease-causing organisms, such asExpand
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Alternative Life Cycle Strategies and Colonization of Young Anurans by Gorgoderina attenuata in Nebraska
Abstract Studies on life cycles and epizootiology of North American frog bladder flukes indicate that adult frogs become infected predominantly by ingesting tadpoles or other frogs that serve asExpand
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SMALL FROGS GET THEIR WORMS FIRST: THE ROLE OF NONODONATE ARTHROPODS IN THE RECRUITMENT OF HAEMATOLOECHUS COLORADENSIS AND HAEMATOLOECHUS COMPLEXUS IN NEWLY METAMORPHOSED NORTHERN LEOPARD FROGS, RANA
Studies on the life cycles and epizootiology of North American frog lung flukes indicate that most species utilize odonates as second intermediate hosts; adult frogs become infected by ingestingExpand
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Distinct snail (Physa) morphotypes from different habitats converge in shell shape and size under common garden conditions
Background: Aspects of snail shell morphology may be plastic or genetically fixed. Even within a single population, environmentally induced shell shape plasticity can lead to unclear speciesExpand
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A NEW SPECIES OF MYXIDIUM (MYXOSPOREA: MYXIDIIDAE), FROM THE WESTERN CHORUS FROG, PSEUDACRIS TRISERIATA TRISERIATA, AND BLANCHARD'S CRICKET FROG, ACRIS CREPITANS BLANCHARDI (HYLIDAE), FROM EASTERN
During March 2001–April 2004, 164 adult anurans of 6 species (47 Rana blairi, 35 Rana catesbeiana, 31 Hyla chrysoscelis, 31 Pseudacris triseriata triseriata, 11 Bufo woodhousii, and 9 Acris crepitansExpand
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