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Original Article
Korean J Parasitol. 1992 Dec;30(4):245-253. English.
Published online Mar 20, 1994.  http://dx.doi.org/10.3347/kjp.1992.30.4.245
Copyright © 1992 by The Korean Society for Parasitology
Trematodes of the genus Haematoloechus (Digenea: Plagiorchiidae) from frogs in Korea
K H Kim,H J Rim and I B Yoon*
Department of Parasitology, College of Medicine, Korea University, Seoul, Korea.
Abstract

Total 242 Rana nigromaculata and 9 R. catesbeiana were collected from the various localities in Korea from February 1989 to July 1991, and their lungs were examined. Five species in genus Haematoloechus, i.e., H. sibiricus japonicus (Yamaguti, 1936), H. nanchangensis Hsiung, 1934, H. variegatus (Rudolphi, 1819), H. lobatus (Seno, 1907), H. lobatus koreanus, were identified in this study. Among them, H. lobatus koreanus was a new subspecies and H. variegatus and H. lobatus were newly recorded from Korea.

Figures


Fig. 1
Haematoloechus sibiricus jpaonicus.


Fig. 2
a. Haematoloechus nanchangensis

b. Haematoloechus nanchangensis major classified as a synonym of H. nanchangensis



Fig. 3
Haematoloechus variegatus


Fig. 4
Haematoloechus lobatus


Fig. 5
Haematoloechus lobatus koreanus

Tables


Table 1
Comparison of described characters among H. sibiricus (Issaitschikov, 1927), H. sibiricus Japonicus (Yamaguti, 1936) and the present specimens (Unit: mm)


Table 2
Comparison of described characters on H. lobatus between Uchida and Itagaki (1976) and the present study (1992) (Unit is mm)

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