APHARYNGOSTRIGEA ODEROLALENSIS SP. N. (TREMATODA: STRIGEIDAE, RAILLIET, 1919) FROM THE CATTLE EGRET (BUBULCUS IBIS LINN) IN PAKISTAN
Apharyngostrigea oderolalensis new species a member of the family Strigeidae, is described from the small intestine of the cattle egret (Bubulcus ibis Linn.) from Sindh, Pakistan. The new species of trematode is characterized by a porous, spined tegment, small oral sucker, lobe like slightly lateral with tentacular appendages which are lobe-like, the fore body is separated from hind body by a slight constriction; large acetabulum; round to oval testes; pretesticular ovary; vitellaria present in fore body and hind body. Uterus extends up to the posterior end of acetabulum. Genital cone somewhat delimited from body parenchyma. Eggs thin walled, large in size.