A new species of Falcaustra (Nematoda, Kathlaniidae) and other nematodes from Sphenomorphus simus (Squamata, Scincidae) from Papua New Guinea

@article{Bursey2007ANS,
  title={A new species of Falcaustra (Nematoda, Kathlaniidae) and other nematodes from Sphenomorphus simus (Squamata, Scincidae) from Papua New Guinea},
  author={C. Bursey and S. Goldberg and F. Kraus},
  journal={Acta Parasitologica},
  year={2007},
  volume={52},
  pages={142-145}
}
  • C. Bursey, S. Goldberg, F. Kraus
  • Published 2007
  • Biology
  • Acta Parasitologica
  • Falcaustra papuensis sp. nov. (Ascaridida, Kathlaniidae) from the large intestine of Sphenomorphus simus (Squamata, Sciencidae) is described and illustrated. Falcaustra papuensis represents the 4th Australo-Papuan species assigned to this genus and is distinguished from other Australo-Papuan species by the distribution pattern of caudal papillae (6 precloacal, 6 adcloacal, 8 postcloacal, and 1 median), length of spicules (561–714 μm) and presence of a pseudosucker. Sphenomorphus simus was found… CONTINUE READING
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