Anjana Vermaa, Umapati Sahayb*, Ravi Rahul Singhc, Shalini Kamald& Anil Kumar Singhe
aDepartment of Zoology, Yogoda Satsanga Mahavidyalaya, Ranchi, Jharkhand, India
bFormer Dean & Head, Department of Zoology, Ranchi University, Ranchi, Jharkhand, India
cUniversity Department of Zoology, Ranchi University, Ranchi, Jharkhand, India
dDepartment of Zoology, Doranda College, Ranchi University, Ranchi, Jharkhand, India
eDepartment of Zoology, S.N.S.R.K.S.College, B.N.M. University, Madhepura, Bihar, India
Received : 13th January, 2021 ; Revised : 15th February, 2021
Abstract–Kale and Kalshetty (2020)1while describing a new species of a Caryophyllaeid cestode Lytocestus laturensis (Lytocestidae: Caryophyllidae) from Clarias batrachus at Latur, Maharashtra inadvertently committed certain mistakes. The present authors have critically examined the details, pointed out the mistakes and have suggested re-examination of the species, undertake molecular characterization till then the species in question has been kept under “INCERTAE SEDIS”.