Ortleppascaris Sprent, 1978,

González, Cynthya Elizabeth & Inés, Hamann Monika, 2015, Checklist of nematode parasites of amphibians from Argentina, Zootaxa 3980 (4), pp. 451-476: 453

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Ortleppascaris Sprent, 1978
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Ortleppascaris Sprent, 1978 

Ortleppascaris  sp. (larvae)

Host and record: Rhinella fernandezae (Gallardo, 1957)  (= C. fernandezae  ) (Co), Leptodactylus bufonius Boulenger, 1894 (Co)  .

Site of infection: Liver.

Material deposited: CECOAL 0 2103040, 0 9020604 ( R. fernandezae  ), CECOAL 0 2093228, CECOAL 0 2113228 ( L. bufonius  ).

References: González & Hamann (2006 a; 2007 a); Hamann et al. (2012; 2013). Life cycle: Amphibians can act as paratenic hosts in the life cycle of this nematode. Adult nematodes parasitize the intestinal tract of crocodiles ( Goldberg et al. 1991).