A new species of Mathevotaenia (Cestoda, Anoplocephalidae, Linstowiinae) from the lizard Sceloporus malachiticus (Squamata, Phrynosomatidae) from Panama


Mathevotaenia panamaensis sp. nov. (Cestoda, Anoplocephalidae, Linstowiinae) from a green spiny lizard, Sceloporus malachiticus, collected in Panama is described. This is the first species of Mathevotaenia reported from a lizard host. The new species is most similar to Mathevotaenia bivittata in that mature eggs are concentrated along the lateral margins of… (More)
DOI: 10.2478/s11686-010-0001-y

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