Uvitellina megacaecatum sp.n. (Trematoda: Cyclocoelidae) from the intestine of Himantopus himantopus (Black winged stilt) in Nausharo feroze, Sindh, Pakistan
Bushra siyal, Sanjota Nirmal Das and Rafia Rehana Ghazi
A new species of the genus Uvitellina is described from Himantopus himantopus Linnaeus, 1758 and proposed as Uvitellina megacaecatum, referring to the extra-ordinary stout caeca. The new species is characterized by Stumpy and stout body, extra-ordinary stout caeca, absence of pharynx, uterus occupying extra-caecal, lateral and posterior most position, eggs boat shaped and elongated, most of them with scaly outer covering and black dots inside.