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Acta Parasitologica, Vol. 52, No. 1, 2007, 58-61. DOI: 10.2478/s11686-007-0007-2
Charles R. Bursey (1)* and Stephen R. Goldberg (2) - A new species of Oxyascaris (Nematoda, Cosmocercidae) in the Costa Rica brook frog, Duellmanohyla uranochroa (Anura, Hylidae)
(1) Department of Biology, Pennsylvania State University, Shenango Campus, Sharon, Pennsylvania 16146; (2) Department of Biology, Whittier College, Whittier, California 90608; USA
*Corresponding author: cxb13@psu.edu
Oxyascaris mcdiarmidi sp. nov. (Nematoda, Cosmocercidae) from the small intestine of Duellmanohyla uranochroa from Costa Rica is described. Oxyascaris mcdiarmidi sp. nov. represents the 4th species assigned to the genus and is distinguished from congeners by the distribution pattern of the caudal papillae of the male, spicule length and vulvar position.
KEY WORDS: Oxyascaris mcdiarmidi sp. nov., Nematoda, Duellmanohyla uranochroa, Anura, Hylidae, Costa Rica

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