Ophidascaris Baylis, 1921,

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scientific name

Ophidascaris Baylis, 1921
status

 

Ophidascaris Baylis, 1921 

Ophidascaris  sp. (juvenile)

Host and record: Rhinella arenarum (Hensel, 1867)  (= C. arenarum  ) (Sa). Site of infection: Stomach.

Material deposited: CH-FML 0 7445.

References: Ramallo et al. (2007 a).

Life cycle: This genus parasitizes mainly snakes and lizards; in some species, vertebrates such as rodents and frogs are intermediate hosts ( Anderson 2000).