Dipetalonema (Dasypafilaria) averyi subgen. et sp. n. (Nematoda: Filarioidea) from the nine-banded armadillo, Dasypus novemcinctus in Louisiana.

@article{Eberhard1982DipetalonemaA,
  title={Dipetalonema (Dasypafilaria) averyi subgen. et sp. n. (Nematoda: Filarioidea) from the nine-banded armadillo, Dasypus novemcinctus in Louisiana.},
  author={Mark L. Eberhard},
  journal={The Journal of parasitology},
  year={1982},
  volume={68 2},
  pages={325-8}
}
A new filarial nematode, Dipetalonema (Dasypafilaria) averyi subgen. et sp. n., is described from the omentum of armadillos (Dasypus novemicinctus) for southern Louisiana. Within the genus, the large buccal cavity, the absence of a gubernaculum, the reduced number of caudal papillae, the large caudal lappets, and the sheathed microfilaria serve to distinguish the subgenus Dasypafilaria from other subgenera. The small size of D. averyi (females 5.3-9.5 mm long by 70-90 micrometers wide; males 3… CONTINUE READING