New records of digeneans from Podocnemis spp. (Testudines, Podocnemididae) from Iquitos, Peru

Manuel Tantaleán, Nofre Sánchez, Oscar Pineda Catalan

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Abstract

© Facultad de Ciencias Biológicas UNMSM. We obtained 8 digestive tract of the turtle Podocnemis expansa and 18 of P. unifilis from the Belen market (Iquitos, Peru). Only digeneans were studied and identified. Four species were found: Nematophila grandis (Diesing, 1839) Travassos, 1934, Halltrema avitellina Lent & Freitas, 1939, Podocnemitrema papillosum Alho & Vicente, 1964 and Telorchis hagmanni Lent & Freitas, 1937. Halltrema avitellina, Podocnemitrema papillosum and Telorchis hagmanni are new records from Peru.
Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)137-139
Number of pages3
JournalRevista Peruana de Biologia
StatePublished - 1 Apr 2011

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