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pdf 10. Endoparasites Infecting Two Species of Whiptail Lizard (Cnemidophorus abaetensis and C. Ocellifer; Teiidae) in a 'Restinga' Habitat of North-Eastern Brazil

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pp. 133-137
Authors: Dias, Eduardo José R.; Vrcibradic, Davor & Rocha, Carlos Frederico D.

Abstract: We analysed the endoparasite fauna associated with two species of whiptail lizard (Cnemidophorus abaetensis and C. ocellifer) from north-eastern Brazil. Overall parasite prevalence was relatively low for both species (18.2% in C. abaetensis and 12.5% in C. ocellifer). Four parasite species were recorded: the pentastomid Raillietiella aff. furcocerca and the nematodes Physaloptera lutzi, P. retusa and Hexametra boddaertii. We compared our results with those of previous similar studies on other whiptails.

Keywords: PARASITES, HELMINTHS, SQUAMATES

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