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ISSN Print: 2349-6800 | ISSN Online: 2320-7078

Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies

2016, Vol. 4, Issue 6
Description of new species Diplotriaena saheefi n. sp. (Nematode: Filariidae) from Jungle myna (Acridotheres fuscus) Wagler; 1827 (Passeriformes: Sturnidae) in district Larkana, Sindh, Pakistan

Bakhtawar Soomro, GS Ghachal, SM Yusuf and Naeem Narejo

A new nematode D. saheefi n. sp. is recorded from the body cavity of Jungle myna Acridotheres fuscus of District Larkana, Sindh, Pakistan. In all, 30 nematodes (♀) were recorded. Present nematodes reflect diversification from their congeners in the following characters viz: body measurement, morphological shape, shape of trident, and shape of esophagus. On the basis of such morpho-metrical changes in this species; D. saheefi treated as a new species. This new species is dedicated in the honor and name of younger sister Miss Saheefa Soomro.
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Bakhtawar Soomro, GS Ghachal, SM Yusuf, Naeem Narejo. Description of new species Diplotriaena saheefi n. sp. (Nematode: Filariidae) from Jungle myna (Acridotheres fuscus) Wagler; 1827 (Passeriformes: Sturnidae) in district Larkana, Sindh, Pakistan. J Entomol Zool Stud 2016;4(6):579-581.
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