Tziminema unachi n. gen., n. sp. (Nematoda: Strongylidae: Strongylinae) parasite of Baird's tapir Tapirus bairdii from Mexico.

@article{GirisAndrade2017TziminemaUN,
  title={Tziminema unachi n. gen., n. sp. (Nematoda: Strongylidae: Strongylinae) parasite of Baird's tapir Tapirus bairdii from Mexico.},
  author={D M G{\"u}iris-Andrade and Alejandro Oceguera-Figueroa and David Osorio-Sarabia and M E P{\'e}rez-Escobar and Mar{\'i}a Guadalupe Nieto-L{\'o}pez and N M Rojas-Hern{\'a}ndez and Lu{\'i}s Garc{\'i}a-Prieto},
  journal={Journal of helminthology},
  year={2017},
  pages={1-8}
}
A new genus and species of nematode, Tziminema unachi n. gen., n. sp. is described from the caecum and colon of Baird's tapir Tapirus bairdii (Gill, 1865), found dead in the Reserva de la Biósfera El Triunfo, Chiapas State, in the Neotropical realm of Mexico. Tziminema n. gen. differs from the other nine genera included in the Strongylinae by two main characteristics: having 7-9 posteriorly directed tooth-like structures at the anterior end of the buccal capsule, and the external surface of the… CONTINUE READING