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2016, Vol. 4, Issue 5
The first record of (Nematoda: Camallanidae) genus Onchocamallanus Petter, 1979 from Sindh province of Pakistan

Hira Soofi, Nadir Ali Birmani and Ali Murtaza Dharejo

Host catfishes Rita rita for the study of helminth parasites were collected from river Indus Jamshoro, Sindh, Pakistan. During current study from the month of April 2015 to January 2016 helminth parasites belong to genus Onchocamallanus Petter, 1979 were collected from stomach of Rita ritaHamilton. Total 13 female nematode specimens were collected, closely resemblance with species Onhocamallanus globoconchus in all essential diagnostic characters. Previously this genus was recorded from India, Bangladesh and Balochistan province of Sindh. The present species recorded from Jamshoro, Sindh, Pakistan. However this genus reported as first record from Sindh province of Pakistan.
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Hira Soofi, Nadir Ali Birmani, Ali Murtaza Dharejo. The first record of (Nematoda: Camallanidae) genus Onchocamallanus Petter, 1979 from Sindh province of Pakistan. J Entomol Zool Stud 2016;4(5):851-853.
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