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Three new species and a new record of microphallid trematodes from Tasmania, with observations on their in vitro development
Smith, SJ (1983) Three new species and a new record of microphallid trematodes from Tasmania, with observations on their in vitro development. Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania, 117. pp. 105-123. ISSN 0080-4703
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Four species of microphallid trematodes occurring as metacercariae in the estuarine crab Paragpapsus gaimardii (M. Edw.) at Great Bay, Bruny Island, Tasmania, are described from specimens excysted and cultured to maturity in vitro. Gynaecotyla hickmani n.sp., and G. macpocotylata n.sp., occur in the green gland and body cavity, Maritrema eroliae Yamaguti,1939 occurs in the body cavity and Microphallis paragrapsi n.Eip. inhabits the nervous system of the crab.
|Keywords:||Royal Society of Tasmania, RST, Van Diemens Land, natural history, science, ecology, taxonomy, botany, zoology, geology, geography, papers & proceedings, Australia, UTAS Library|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania|
|Page Range:||pp. 105-123|
|Additional Information:||Copyright Royal Society of Tasmania|
|Date Deposited:||25 May 2012 04:01|
|Last Modified:||18 Nov 2014 04:35|
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