Authors: HİKMET SAMİ YILDIRIMHAN, NURHAN SÜMER, SEZEN İNCEDOĞAN, CHARLES ROBERT BURSEY
Abstract: Forty lemon-yellow tree frogs, Hyla savignyi, collected from Kırıkhan, Turkey (25 in April 2009, 15 in April 2010), were examined for helminths, and 21 frogs were found to be infected. One species of Monogenea (Polystoma integerrimum), 3 species of Digenea (Diplodiscus subclavatus, Halipegus kessleri, and Pleurogenoides medians), 1 species of Cestoda (Nematotaenia dispar), and 2 species of Nematoda (Aplectana brumpti and Cosmocerca commutata) were found. Hyla savignyi represents a new host record for Polystoma integerrimum, Diplodiscus subclavatus, Halipegus kessleri, Pleurogenoides medians, Aplectana brumpti, and Cosmocerca commutata.
Keywords: Monogenea, Digenea, Cestoda, Nematoda, lemon-yellow tree frog, Hyla savignyi, Turkey
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