Nueva especie de Mediorhynchus (Acanthocephala, Gigantorhynchidae) en Turdus chiguanco (Turdidae) de Junín, Perú

Translated title of the contribution: New species of Mediorhynchus (Acanthocephala, Gigantorhynchidae) in Turdus chiguanco (Turdidae) from Junín, Peru

Rocío Moya, Rosa Martínez, Manuel Tantaleán

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Abstract

A new species of Mediorhynchus (Acanthocephala, Gigantorhynchidae) is described based on 36 specimens collected from 4 individuals of Turdus chiguanco (Lafresnaye & D'Orbigny, 1837). The birds were captured in the district of Muqui, Jauja Province, Junín, Peru. The new species, Mediorhynchus peruensis is characterized by the armature of the proboscis and lemnisci length extending to the middle or back of the anterior testis in the male and to the middle front of the body in the female.

Translated title of the contributionNew species of Mediorhynchus (Acanthocephala, Gigantorhynchidae) in Turdus chiguanco (Turdidae) from Junín, Peru
Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)299-302
Number of pages4
JournalRevista Peruana de Biologia
Volume18
Issue number3
StatePublished - Dec 2011
Externally publishedYes

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