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How to distinguish crocodile ascarides

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MAŠOVÁ Šárka BARUŠ Vlastimil SEIFERTOVÁ Mária JIRKŮ Miloslav

Year of publication 2012
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Faculty of Science

Description After parasitological dissection of one specimen of Nile crocodile, Crocodylus niloticus (Laurenti, 1768), from the Lake Turkana (Kenya), was revealed the presence of two ascaridoid nematodes referable to genus Dujardinascaris Baylis, 1947. They were identified on the basis of original descriptions and our key to species as Dujardinascaris madagascariensis Chabaud et Caballero, 1966 and D. dujardini (Travassos, 1920), according their morphology.
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