Observations on the morphology of Toxocara pteropodis eggs.


Fertile eggs of Toxocara pteropodis, passed in the faeces of juvenile flying-foxes, were ovoid to spheroid in shape with a diameter range of 80-110 microns. The shell was often seen to comprise 4 layers: a fine inner lipid layer, a thicker clear chitinous layer, an equally thick outer vitelline layer and a pitted outermost, proteinaceous uterine layer of… (More)


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@article{Prociv1990ObservationsOT, title={Observations on the morphology of Toxocara pteropodis eggs.}, author={Paul Prociv}, journal={Journal of helminthology}, year={1990}, volume={64 4}, pages={271-7} }