Molineidae Skrjabin & Schulz

Santos, Cláudia Portes & Gibson, David I., 2015, Checklist of the Helminth Parasites of South American Bats, Zootaxa 3937 (3), pp. 471-499: 475

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Molineidae Skrjabin & Schulz
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Family Molineidae Skrjabin & Schulz 

1. Cephalic extremity with cuticular spines.................................................................... 2

- Cephalic extremity without cuticular spines................................................................. 5

2. Cephalic extremity with 2 large ventral spines............................................................... 3

- Cephalic extremity surrounded by ring of 8 large spines....................................................... 4

3. Cephalic spines side by side in ventral field................................................. Biacantha Wolfgang  Species: B. desmoda Wolfgang, 1954  ; B. normaliae Oviedo, Ramallo & Claps  in Oviedo, Ramallo, Claps & Miotti, 2012

- Cephalic spines opposite (in dorsal and ventral fields).......................... Websternema Vaucher & Durette-Desset  Species: W. parnelli ( Webster, 1971) 

4. Anterior and posterior branches of ovejector vestibule similar in length............... Parahistiostrongylus Pérez Vigueras  Species: P. octacanthus ( Lent & Freitas, 1940)  (also attributed to Stilestrongylus  )

- Anterior branch of ovejector vestibule longer than posterior................................... Histiostrongylus Molin  Species: H. coronatus Molin, 1861  ; H. paradoxus Travassos, 1918  ; Histiostrongylus  sp.

5. Cephalic extremity with vesicle divided in two regions........................................................ 6

- Cephalic extremity with simple, undivided vesicle........................................................... 9

6. Posterior part of cephalic vesicle equal or longer than anterior part............................................... 7

- Posterior part of cephalic vesicle shorter than anterior part................................. Torrestrongylus Vigueras  Species: Torrestrongylus  sp.

7. Spicule undivided distally............................................................................... 8

- Spicule divided distally............................................................. Tricholeiperia Travasssos  Species: T. leiperi Travassos, 1935  ; T. peruensis  Vargas, Martinez, Tantaleán, Cadenilias & Pacheco, 2009; T. proencai Travassos, 1937 

8. Dorsal ray of male copulatory bursa long and divided in distal third; ovejector of female without spines................................................................................................ Anoplostrongylus Boulenger  Species: A. paradoxus ( Travassos, 1918) 

- Dorsal ray of male copulatory bursa short and deeply divided; ovejector of female with spines............................................................................................. Molostrongylus Durette-Desset & Vaucher  Species: M. acanthocolpos Durette-Desset & Vaucher, 1996  ; M. mbopi Durette-Desset & Vaucher, 1999 

9. Tail of female without appendices/tubercles.......................................... Cheiropteronema Sandground  Species: C. globocephala Sandground, 1929  ; C. striatum Oviedo, Ramallo & Claps, 2010  ; Cheiropteronema  sp.

- Tail of female with appendices/tubercles.................................................................. 10

10. Tail of female with two appendices..................................................... Bidigiticauda Chitwood  Species: B. embryophilum  (Freitas & Dobbin Jr., 1960 (a)); B. vivipara Chitwood, 1938 

- Tail of female with five to seven tubercles................................. Carostrongylus Durette-Desset & Vaucher  Species: C. touzeti Durette-Desset & Vaucher, 1989