New observations on Micropleura australiensis (Nematoda, Dracunculoidea), a parasite of crocodiles in Australia

@article{Moravec2006NewOO,
  title={New observations on Micropleura australiensis (Nematoda, Dracunculoidea), a parasite of crocodiles in Australia},
  author={Franti{\vs}ek Moravec and David Michael Spratt and Winston R. Kay},
  journal={Acta Parasitologica},
  year={2006},
  volume={51},
  pages={273-278}
}
Scanning electron microscopy examination of male and female specimens of Micropleura australiensis Moravec, Kay et Hobbs, 2004 (Nematoda, Dracunculoidea) from the peritoneal cavity of the freshwater crocodile Crocodylus johnsoni of the Ord River in Western Australia revealed some previously unreported morphological features. The male, first studied by SEM, possesses the same number (14) of cephalic papillae as the gravid female, but these are comparatively larger and somewhat differently… CONTINUE READING

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