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Stictodora sawakinensis
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<p align="CENTER"><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: large;"><i><b>Stictodora sawakinensis</b></i></span></span><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: large;"><b> Looss, 1899</b></span></span></p> <p align="CENTER"><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: large;"><b>(Figure 2-29)</b></span></span></p> <p align="JUSTIFY"><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: medium;"> The genus </span></span><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: medium;"><i>Stictodora</i></span></span><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: medium;"> (sticto=punctate; dora=skin) and species </span></span><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: medium;"><i>sawakinensis</i></span></span><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: medium;"> (from Sawakin) were described by Looss (1899. Weitere Beiträge sur Kenntniss der Trematoden-Fauna Aegyptens, zugleich Versuch einer natürlichen Gliederung des Genus </span></span><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: medium;"><i>Distomum</i></span></span><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: medium;"> Retzius. Zool Jahrb 12:521-784) for specimens collected from gulls. Specimens of </span></span><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: medium;"><i>Stictodora sawakinensis</i></span></span><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: medium;"> and </span></span><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: medium;"><i>Stictodora thaparai</i></span></span><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: medium;"> Witenberg, 1953 have been described from cats in Egypt and Israel (Kuntz and Chandler, 1956 Studies on Egyptian trematodes with special reference to the Heterophyids of mammals. I. Adult flukes, with descriptions of </span></span><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: medium;"><i>Phagicola</i></span></span><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: medium;"><i>longicollis</i></span></span><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: medium;"> n. sp., </span></span><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: medium;"><i>Cynodiplostomum</i></span></span><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: medium;"><i>namrui</i></span></span><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: medium;"> n.sp., and a </span></span><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: medium;"><i>Stephanoprora</i></span></span><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: medium;"> from cats. J Parasitol. 42:445-459.; Witenberg, G. 1953. Notes on </span></span><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: medium;"><i>Galactosomum</i></span></span><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: medium;"> and related genera (Trematode: Heterophyidae) </span></span><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: medium;"><b>________:293-300</b></span></span><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: medium;">.). Specimens of </span></span><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: medium;"><i>Stictodora</i></span></span><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: medium;"> differ from those of </span></span><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: medium;"><i>Metagonimus</i></span></span><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: medium;"> in that the ventral sucker is reduced and combined with the genital opening, and is not readily apparent. The testes are also further anteriad in the body of this trematode.</span></span></p> <p align="JUSTIFY"><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: medium;"><b>Figure 2-29.</b></span></span><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: medium;"><i>Stictodora</i></span></span><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: medium;"><i>sawakinensis</i></span></span><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: medium;"> collected from a gull in Sawakin, Egypt by Dr. Looss.</span></span></p>
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