EPISTHMIUM BILQEESAE SP.N. (ECHINOSTOMITDAE: ECHINOSTOMINAE) FROM A BIRD HOST, EGRETTA GARZETTA (LITTLE EGRET) IN JAMSHORO, SINDH, PAKISTAN
A new species Episthmium bilqeesae (sp.n.) is described from avian host Egretta garzetta. The new species is characterised by having: different size and shape of the body, number of collar spines (24), size of esophagus, size and position of acetabulum, position of cirrus sac, size of gonads, arrangement and number of vitelline follicles, position of uterine coils and few number of eggs.