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Korean J Parasitol. 1983 Dec;21(2):205-208. English.
Published online Mar 20, 1994.  http://dx.doi.org/10.3347/kjp.1983.21.2.205
Copyright © 1983 by The Korean Society for Parasitology
Cestode fauna of hill-stream fishes in Garhwal Himalayas, India
Sandeep K. Malhotra
Parasitology Laboratory, Department of Zoology, University of Garhwal, Srinagar (Garhwal) 264 174, U.P., India.
Abstract

Ptychobothrium nayarensis n. sp. has been described from two hill-stream fishes, Barilius bola(Ham.) and Schizothorax richardsonii(Gray) at 325-750 mASL. The new species has been compared with close species. Taxometric evaluation of the new species has been done on available data.

Figures


Figs. 1-5
Ptychobothrium nayarensis n. sp. (1) scolex ×10 (2) mature proglottids ×10 (3) gravid proglottids ×10 (4) last gravid proglottid ×10 (5) T.S through a mature proglottid showing location of cirrovaginal pore and uterine aperture ×10

Abbreviations: B, bothria; Cp, cirrus pouch; O, ovary; Sc, scolex; Ud, uterine duct; Us, uterine sac.


Tables


Table 1
Values of various coefficients between Ptychobothrium nayarensis n. sp. vis-a-vis close species

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