Strongyloides spearei n. sp. (Nematoda: Strongyloididae) from the common wombatVombatus ursinus (Marsupialia: Vombatidae)

@article{Skerratt2004StrongyloidesSN,
  title={Strongyloides spearei n. sp. (Nematoda: Strongyloididae) from the common wombatVombatus ursinus (Marsupialia: Vombatidae)},
  author={Lee F. Skerratt},
  journal={Systematic Parasitology},
  year={2004},
  volume={32},
  pages={81-89}
}
  • L. Skerratt
  • Published 1 October 1995
  • Biology
  • Systematic Parasitology
Strongyloides spearei n. sp. is described from the small intestine of the common wombatVombatus ursinus from Healesville, Victoria. The new species is distinguished from all known congeners by: the triangular shape of the stoma and the length of the parasitic female; the blunt spicules in the free-living male; and the presence of eggs in the faeces of the host.S. spearei andS. thylacis Mackerras, 1959 form a separate group withinStrongyloides based on both species infecting marsupials, having… 
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