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Nematode parasite fauna of some common amphibia of Manipur

Th. Tarnitaa* & R.K. Gambhirb
a Department of Zoology, Regional College, Lilong Chajing, Manipur
b Department of Life Sciences, Manipur University, Canchipur
Received 28th December, 2009; Revised 6th February, 2010

Abstract : The present paper comprises a systematic survey of nematodes on helminthological examinations of some common amphibians from Manipur collected during August, 2004 – July, 2007 . The following 7 species of nematodes were recorded – Cosmocerca indica, Meteterakis govindi, M .bufonis, Oxysomatium anurae, O .hylae, O .manipurensis, and Oswaldocruzia  goezei. Their detail description of morphology, dimension , host range,  etc. are provided.


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