Revision for “Euparadistomum heischi and Euparadistomum buckleyi” created on June 13, 2014 @ 17:35:51

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Euparadistomum heischi and Euparadistomum buckleyi
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<p align="JUSTIFY"><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: medium;">Two other species of </span></span><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: medium;"><i>Euparadistomum</i></span></span><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: medium;"> have been reported from cats. </span></span><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: medium;"><i>Euparadistomum heischi</i></span></span><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: medium;"> Buckley and Yeh, 1958 was described using specimens collected from the gall bladder of a cat in Kenya (Buckley JJC, Liang-Sheng Y. 1958. On </span></span><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: medium;"><i>Euparadistomum</i></span></span><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: medium;"><i>heischi</i></span></span><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: medium;"> n.sp. from the liver of a domestic cat on Pate Island, Kenya, and a new sub-family Euparadistominae (Dicrocoelidae). J Helminthol 32:81-88. </span></span><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: medium;"><i>Euparadistomum buckleyi</i></span></span><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: medium;"> Singh, 1958 was recovered from a cat in Madras, India (Rajavelu G, Raja EE. 1988. On helminth parasites in domestic cat in Madras. Cheiron 17:11-14.). Five other species of </span></span><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: medium;"><i>Euparadistomum</i></span></span><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: medium;"> are parasites of lizards, bats, opossums, birds, and the fox (Talbot N. 1970. On </span></span><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: medium;"><i>Euparadistomum</i></span></span><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: medium;"><i>pearsoni</i></span></span><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: medium;"> n.sp. (Trematodea: Dicrocoelidae) from the gall bladder of the domestic cat in Papua. J Helminthol 44:89-96.). A sixth species, </span></span><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: medium;"><i>Euparadistomum</i></span></span><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: medium;"><i>cercopithicai</i></span></span><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: medium;"> is a parasite of the gall bladder of the talapoin monkey in Guinea, Africa (Figure 2-33).</span></span></p> <p align="JUSTIFY"><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: medium;"><b>Figure 2-33.</b></span></span><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: medium;"><i>Euparadistomum</i></span></span><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: medium;"><i>cercopithicai</i></span></span><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: medium;"> n.sp. from the gall bladder of a talapoin monkey in Africa. Although difficult to discern on the photograph, the large ventral sucker and the lateral vitellaria visible on the left side of the specimen are characteristic of this genus of dicrocoelids.</span></span></p>
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