Brazilian nematodes. Part III: nematodes of reptiles

Joaquim Júlio Vicente Henrique de Oliveira Rodrigues Delir Corrêa Gomes Roberto Magalhães Pinto About the authors

A survey of nematode species parasizing Brazilian reptiles is presented, with data enough to provide their specific identification. The first section refers to the catalogation of the species, related to 127 superfamilies, 23 families, 55 genera and 121 species that are figured and included in measurement tables. The second section is concerned to the catalogue of host reptiles, with 16 families, and 90 species and their respective parasite nematodes. The identification of these helminths is achieved by means of keys to the superfamilies, families and genera. Specific determination is induced through the figures and tables as above mentioned.

Nematodes; Reptiles; Brazil


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