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"An International Journal Devoted to Conservation of Environment"

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ISSN: 2278-5124 (Online) :: ISSN: 0972-3099 (Print)

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"An International Journal Devoted to Conservation of Environment"

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Studies on pseudophyllidean cestode genus Ptychobothrium loennberg, 1889 (cestoda: ptychobothriidae, luhe, 1902) from freshwater fish Mastacembelus armatus (lacepede, 1800)

Vikram Satwarao Deshmukh, Sanjay Shamrao Nanware  and Dhanraj Balbhim Bhure

Research and Post Graduate Department of Zoology, Yeshwant Mahavidyalaya, Nanded-431602

Abstract

The present study deals with description of a new species of Pseudophyllidean Cestode genus Ptychobothrium, Loennberg,1889 collected from intestine of freshwater fish, Mastacembelus armatus (Lacepede, 1800) at Mahur, Dist. Nanded M.S. India during February, 2011 to January, 2013. Ptychobothrium vitellaris Sp.Nov. comes closer to all known species of genus Ptychobothrium, Loennberg, 1889  in general topography of organs but differs due to sessile Scolex, paired bothria, apical disk at anterior end of scolex, Neck absent, Mature Proglottids broader than long, Cirrus pouch pyriform, Testes 40-45 in numbers, Ovary bilobed and Vitellaria follicular.

Mastacembelus armatus, Pseudophyllidean Cestode, Ptychobothrium vitellaris Sp. Nov

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Deshmukh, V. S., Nanware, S. S., & Bhure, D. B. (2015). Studies on pseudophyllidean cestode genus Ptychobothrium loennberg, 1889 (cestoda: ptychobothriidae, luhe, 1902) from freshwater fish Mastacembelus armatus (lacepede, 1800). Environment Conservation Journal16(1&2), 47-50.

https://doi.org/10.36953/ECJ.2015.161207

Received: 30.09.2014

Revised: 21.02.2015

Accepted: 28.04.2015

First Online: 12.06. 2015

https://doi.org/10.36953/ECJ.2015.161207

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