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Your Position :Home->Past Journals Catalog->1987 Vol.6 No.4

A New Species of Mesotretes – A Parasite in Bat (Trematoda : Mesotretidae)
Author of the article:SUN Xida, JIANG Puzhu
Author's Workplace:(Department of Biology, Hangzhou Normal College, Hangzhou 310012)
Key Words:Mesotretes orientalis sp. nov.; Bat parasitic trematode; Mesotretes
Abstract: 

A new species of Mesotretes was identified in the small intestine of bat, Rhinolophus pearsonii and Rhinolophus lanosus, collected from Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, China. The type specimen are deposited in the Department of Biology, HangzhouNormalCollege.

Mesotretes orientalis sp. nov. (fig.)

New species differs from Mesotretes peregrinus in following characters: body willow-leaf-shaped, small, and spined entirely; esophagus very long; testes rounded; cirrus pouch shorter, not reaching the level of pretestes; vitellaria extending from level of acetabulum to posterior end of the body and contacting at the median line in the front of theses and behind testes.
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