A new genus and species of lungworm (Nemata: Metastrongyloidea) from Akodon mollis Thomas, 1894 (Rodentia: Cricetidae) in Peru

Maria Elizabeth Morales, John E. Ubelaker, Scott L. Gardner

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Abstract

Akodonema luzsarmientae n.g., n.sp. (Nemata: Metastrongyloidea) is described from the pulmonary arteries and heart from several individuals of "soft grass mouse," Akodon mollis (Rodentia: Cricetidae), collected in the region of Ancash, Peru. The new genus and species is distinguished by a reduction of the dorsal ray to 2 small widely separated papillae.
Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)612-616
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Parasitology
Volume98
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Jun 2012

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