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Three new species of syphacia (Syphacia) (Oxyurida: Oxyuridae) from Queensland, Australia, and a key to the species present in the Australian Bioregion

Weaver, Haylee; Smales, L R


Three new species of Syphacia Seurat 1916 (Oxyurida: Oxyuridae) are described from rodents (Rodentia: Muridae) in Queensland, Australia. Syphacia (Syphacia) helidonensis n. sp. from Pseudomys gracilicaudatus (Gould 1845) can be distinguished from all other species by a suite of characters including an oval-shaped cephalic plate, elongated laterally with dorso-ventral constriction at the level of laterally placed amphids and cephalic papillae, lateral but not cervical alae, and a single pair of...[Show more]

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Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
Source: Comparative Parasitology
DOI: 10.1654/4405.1


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