A new species, Pulluterina karachiensis, is described from the common pigeon Columba livia Gmelin in Karachi. The new species is characterized by possessing small suckers; a longer neck; fewer testes, smaller in size, and the comparatively smaller size of ova. This is the second species of the genus from Pakistan and third in the literature.
Pulluterina karachiensis, Anaplocephalidae, Wild Pigeon, Columba livia.
GHAZI, RAFIA REHANA; KHATOON, NASIRA; MANSOOR, SOFIA; and BILQEES, FATIMA MUJIB (2002) "Pulluterina karachiensis sp.n. (Cestoda: Anaplocephalidae) from the Wild Pigeon Columba livia Gmelin," Turkish Journal of Zoology: Vol. 26: No. 1, Article 3. Available at: https://journals.tubitak.gov.tr/zoology/vol26/iss1/3