A new genus, Leiperocotyle, for Cotylophoron okapi leiper, 1935 and C. congolense baer, 1936 and redescription of C. okapi

@article{Eduardo2004ANG,
  title={A new genus, Leiperocotyle, for Cotylophoron okapi leiper, 1935 and C. congolense baer, 1936 and redescription of C. okapi},
  author={S. Eduardo},
  journal={Systematic Parasitology},
  year={2004},
  volume={1},
  pages={255-263}
}
  • S. Eduardo
  • Published 2004
  • Biology
  • Systematic Parasitology
  • SummaryLeiperocotyle n.g. is erected for Cotylophoron okapi Leiper, 1935 and C. congolense Baer, 1936. The former is redescribed and illustrated from the type specimens and additional material from okapi in Zaïre (formerly Belgian Congo). The latter is regarded as a distinct and valid species and the features which distinguish it from C. okapi are discussed. The new genus is assigned to the subfamily Orthocoeliinae Price & McIntosh, 1953 but can be differentiated from all other genera in this… CONTINUE READING
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