Authors: FATIMA MUJIB BILQEES, NASIRA KHATOON, ALY KHAN
Abstract: A new trematode genus Astioglossimetra n. gen. has been erected to accommodate an undescribed species A. karachiensis n. gen., n. sp., from Chelonia mydas of the Karachi coast. The genus name refers to its relation to the genera Astiotrema Looss and Glossimetra Mehra of the family Plagiorchiidae and subfamily Astiotrematinae.
Keywords: New genus, new species, trematodes, sea turtle, Karachi coast.
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