Seasonal occurrence of Cosmocerca podicipinus (Nematoda: Cosmocercidae) in Pseudopaludicola boliviana (Anura: Leiuperidae) from natural environments in Corrientes Province, Argentina and aspects of its population structure


This study examines the seasonal changes in a population of cosmocercid nematode parasites in a natural environment in an amphibian host of the Neotropical realm. A total of 232 individuals (83 females, 105 males, and 44 larvae) of Cosmocerca podicipinus were collected from 105 Pseudopaludicola boliviana from Corrientes, Argentina, between December 2002 and… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00436-012-3034-3


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