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Procerovum calderoni
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<p align="CENTER"><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: large;"><i><b>Procerovum calderoni</b></i></span></span><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: large;"><b> (Africa and Garcia, 1935) Price, 1940</b></span></span></p> <p align="JUSTIFY"><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: medium;"> This trematode is very similar to </span></span><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: medium;"><i>Procerovum varium</i></span></span><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: medium;"> differing by having a larger expulsor and in having only a few large spines on the gonotyle. It was originally described as </span></span><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: medium;"><i>Monorchotrema calderoni</i></span></span><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: medium;"> from a dog in the Philippines (Africa CM, Garcia EY. 1935. Two more new heterophyid trematodes from the Philippines. Philipp J Sci 57:443-450.). It was later redescribed as </span></span><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: medium;"><i>Haplorchis calderoni</i></span></span><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: medium;"> (Africa CM. 1938. Description of three trematodes of the genus </span></span><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: medium;"><i>Haplorchis</i></span></span><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: medium;"> (Heterophyidae), with notes on two other Philippine members of this genus. Philipp J Sci 66:299-307.) from specimens collected from dogs, cat, and a human being. The metacercariae have been found in fish, including the brackish-water genera </span></span><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: medium;"><i>Hebsetia</i></span></span><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: medium;">, </span></span><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: medium;"><i>Hemirhamphus</i></span></span><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: medium;">, </span></span><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: medium;"><i>Mugil</i></span></span><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: medium;">, and others. In 1940, Price transferred the species to the genus </span></span><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: medium;"><i>Procerovum </i></span></span><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: medium;">(Price EW. 1940. A review of the heterophyid trematodes, with special reference to those parasitic in man. Int Cong Microbiol Rep Proc 446-447.).</span></span></p>
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