Macuahuitloides inexpectans n. gen., n. sp. (Molineidae: Anoplostrongylinae) from Mormoops megalophylla (Chiroptera: Mormoopidae).

@article{Jimnez2014MacuahuitloidesIN,
  title={Macuahuitloides inexpectans n. gen., n. sp. (Molineidae: Anoplostrongylinae) from Mormoops megalophylla (Chiroptera: Mormoopidae).},
  author={Francisco Agust{\'i}n Jim{\'e}nez and Jorge Luis Peralta-Rodr{\'i}guez and Juan Manuel Caspeta-Mandujano and Silvia Edith Ram{\'i}rez-D{\'i}az},
  journal={The Journal of parasitology},
  year={2014},
  volume={100 5},
  pages={
          646-50
        }
}
Macuahuitloides inexpectans n. gen., n. sp. (Molineidae: Anoplostrongylinae) is herein described. The description is based on specimens removed from the small intestine of ghost-faced bats, Mormoops megalophylla, from central Mexico. The monotypic genus is unique in featuring sexual dimorphism on the cuticular ornamentation, which consists of the presence of spines on the anterior quarter of females, and of the presence of rugosities on the surface of the cephalic vesicle of males. The… CONTINUE READING
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