Authors: HİKMET S. YILDIRIMHAN, CHARLES R. BURSEY
Abstract: Ninety-one eastern spadefoot toads, Pelobates syriacus, were collected from 3 localities in Turkey between 1993 and 2003 and examined for helminths. One species of Monogenea (Polystoma sp.) and 3 species of Nematoda (Aplectana brumpti, Oxysomatium brevicaudatum, Skrjabinelazia taurica) were found. Pelobates syriacus represents a new host record for Polystoma sp. and S. taurica.
Keywords: Monogenea, Nematoda, eastern spadefoot toads, Pelobates syriacus, Turkey
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