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Three new species and a new record of microphallid trematodes from Tasmania, with observations on their in vitro development

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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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Abstract

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.

Item Type: Article
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
ISSN: 0080-4703
Additional Information: Copyright Royal Society of Tasmania
Date Deposited: 25 May 2012 04:01
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2014 04:35
URI: http://eprints.utas.edu.au/id/eprint/14044
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