n African Zoology - Helminths of seven species of lacertid lizards from southern Africa

Volume 37, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 1562-7020
  • E-ISSN: 2224-073X
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Two hundred and forty five lacertid lizards representing seven species () from southern Africa were examined for helminths. Adults of one species of cestode, Oochoristica ubelakeri, and four species of nematodes, and an undetermined ascarid species, and an acanthocephalan species (as cystacanths) were found. Mean helminth species richness for adult helminths was 2.4 1.3 S.D. (range = 1-4 per host species).

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