Bertiella musasabi Yamaguti, 1942

Beveridge, Ian & Smales, Lesley R., 2017, Cestode Parasites (Platyhelminthes) of Rodents from New Guinea and Adjacent Islands with a Redescription of Paroniella blanchardi (Parona, 1897) (Davaineidae), Records of the Australian Museum (Rec. Aust. Mus.) 69 (6), pp. 451-460 : 453

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Bertiella musasabi Yamaguti, 1942


Bertiella musasabi Yamaguti, 1942

Material examined. From Chiruromys forbesi Thomas, 1888 (Forbes’ chiruromys): Vilivilimana Village, Fergusson Island , Milne Bay Province, 9°24'S 150°26'E (W23779) GoogleMaps ; Yabamakubokubo Village, Fergusson Island , Milne Bay Province, 9°25'S 150°26'E (W23780–781) GoogleMaps ; from Pogonomys championi Flannery, 1988 (Champion’s pogonomys): Tifalmin Valley , West Sepik Province, 5°07'S 141°25'E (W23772–774) GoogleMaps ;

Remarks. Bertiella musasabi was originally described from Petaurista leucogenys (Temminck, 1827) from Japan ( Yamaguti, 1942), and was redescribed from Petaurista petaurista (Pallas, 1766) from Taiwan by Beveridge (1989). It is also known from India from P. petaurista (as Indotaenia indica Singh, 1962 ) ( Singh, 1962). The current reports are thE first rEpOrts Of thE spEciEs frOm thE rEgiOn and invOlvEs additional rodent genera as hosts for this species of cestode.

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