Japanese Journal of Veterinary Research;Volume 29, Number 3-4

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HELMINTH PARASITES OF APODEMUS SPECIOSUS AND A. ARGENTEUS FROM THE KOSHIKI ISLANDS, JAPAN, WITH A DESCRIPTION OF SUBULURA SUZUKII SP. N

YAGI, Kinpei;KAMIYA, Masao

Permalink : http://hdl.handle.net/2115/2236
JaLCDOI : 10.14943/jjvr.29.3-4.62

Abstract

Helminths of Apodemus speciosus and A. argenteus from Shimo-koshiki Island of the Koshiki Islands group, Kagoshima Prefecture, Japan were studied. Eight helminth species were collected : Protospirura muris, Rictularia cristata, Tenorastrongylus speciosus, Capillaria sp., Syphacia emileromani, Syphacia sp., Subulura (Murisubulura) suzukii sp. n. and Cladothyridium sp.. The genus Subulura was the first recorded in mammals of Japan. Subulura suzukii was differentiable from S. ortleppi and S. williaminglisi by the structure of the labial lobe, lateral alae and the spicules.

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