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Abstract

Diplotriaena ozouxi (Railliet et Henry, 1909), Henry et Ozoux, 1909 and D. henryi Blanc, 1919 in birds in Yugoslavia.

Abstract

A total of 211 Passeriformes from Slovenia and various birds from Bosnia-Hercegovina were examined. D. ozouxi was found in the airsacs of Motacilla flava, M. alba and Oriolus oriolus; it is reported for the first time for Yugoslavia. D. henryi was found in Turdus pilaris and Sturnus vulgaris, both these birds are now hosts for this filariid. The morphology of D. ozouxi and pathological changes in Motacilla are briefly described.