A revision of the taxonomy of the blunt-hooked Raillietiella, pentastomid parasites of African, South-East-Asian and Indonesian lizards, with a description of a new species

@article{Ali2004ARO,
  title={A revision of the taxonomy of the blunt-hooked Raillietiella, pentastomid parasites of African, South-East-Asian and Indonesian lizards, with a description of a new species},
  author={Jaber H Ali and J. Riley and J. Teague Self},
  journal={Systematic Parasitology},
  year={2004},
  volume={3},
  pages={193-207}
}
Three species of Raillietiella with blunt tips to the posterior hooks have been described from south-east Asia and Indonesia. However, we have established that two other species. R. hemidactyli from an Indian agamid lizard and R. mabuiae from an African skink, also possess blunt hooks but this fact is unaccountably not mentioned in early descriptions. The… CONTINUE READING