Invasive Species Compendium

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Abstract

Trematode fauna of Rajasthan, India. Part 2. Families Cathaemasiidae, Echinostomatidae and Paramphistomidae.

Abstract

One species of Cathaemasiidae, 6 of Echinostomatidae and 4 of Paramphistomidae are reported from Rajasthan; all except one are new records for Rajasthan and Paryphostomum radiatum (from Phalacrocorax sp.), Echinochasmus euryporus (from Circus aeruginosus), Mesorchis pendulus (from Anhinga melanogaster) and Nephrostomum ramosum (from an egret) are new records for India. Measurements are given for most species, together with brief notes on morphology and distribution.