Helminth fauna of Rhinella fernandezae (Anura: Bufonidae) from the Rio Grande do Sul coastland, Brazil: analysis of the parasite community.

@article{Santos2010HelminthFO,
  title={Helminth fauna of Rhinella fernandezae (Anura: Bufonidae) from the Rio Grande do Sul coastland, Brazil: analysis of the parasite community.},
  author={Ver{\'o}nica Soares Santos and Sb. Amato},
  journal={The Journal of parasitology},
  year={2010},
  volume={96 4},
  pages={
          823-6
        }
}
Ninety specimens of Rhinella fernandezae , collected in Imbé, State of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, from August 2006 to April 2007, were examined for presence of helminth parasites; all were infected by at least 1 species. Thirteen species of parasites were found: 4 digeneans, 2 cestodes, 2 acanthocephalans, and 5 nematodes. Rhinella fernandezae represents a new host record, as well as for Gorgoderina festoni , Cylindrotaenia americana , Acanthocephalus lutzi , Aplectana meridionalis , and… CONTINUE READING
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