STRIGEA QADRI SP.N. (TREMATODA: STRIGEIDAE) FROM A NEW HOST EGRETTA ALBA (LINNEAUS) IN SINDH, PAKISTAN

Authors

  • SANJOTA N. DAS University of Karachi, Karachi
  • RAFIA REHANA GHAZI Southern Zone Agricultural Research Center, University Of Karachi, Karachi
  • ALY KHAN University of Karachi Campus, Karachi-75270.

Abstract

A new trematode Strigea qadri sp.n. parasitizing Egretta alba (Linneaus) Great Egret or Large Egret syn. Ardea alba (Ciurea, 1927) is described in present study. Strigea qadri sp.n. is characterized in having: Different body size and dimensions, different shapes and sizes of gonads, different size of eggs, different host and locality

Author Biographies

SANJOTA N. DAS, University of Karachi, Karachi

Department of Zoology 

RAFIA REHANA GHAZI, Southern Zone Agricultural Research Center, University Of Karachi, Karachi

Vertebrate Pest Control Laboratory, 

ALY KHAN, University of Karachi Campus, Karachi-75270.

Crop Diseases Research, Institute (CDRI),

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Published

2016-06-03