A new tapeworm Stilesia jadhavae sp.nov.from the intestine of goat Capra hircus at Patoda tehsil of Beed district, MS, India

Jadhav Sham Sampatrao 1and Lakhe Ashok Devidasrao 2, *

Department of Zoology, Baburaoji Adaskar Mahavidyalaya, Kaij, Dist. Beed, M.S., India.
2 Department of Zoology, Arts, Commerce & Science College Kille Dharur, Dist. Beed, M.S., India. 431124.
Research Article
World Journal of Advanced Research and Reviews, 2020, 07(01), 222-226
Article DOI: 10.30574/wjarr.2020.7.1.0266
Publication history: 
Received on 15 July 2020; revised on 22 July 2020; accepted on 24 July 2020
The present communication deals with the description of a new cestode Stilesia jadhavae sp.nov. from the intestine of goat Capra hircus at Patoda tehsil of Beed district. The examined parasites were long with scolex, immature, mature and gravid proglottids. The scolex of the worm is large, quadrangular, broad anteriorly, narrow posteriorly, distinctly marked off from the strobila; suckers are four, large in size, oval in shape, arranged in two pairs; neck short; mature segments small in size, broader than long having only one set of reproductive organs in each segment; testes 24 in number, medium, round in two lateral fields; cirrus pouch small in size, oval in shape; cirrus is thin coiled; vas deferens thin, small, coiled; ovary medium in size, bilobed; vagina thin coiled; ootype small in size, round in shape; genital pores are small in size, round in shape, regularly alternate; excretory canals narrow.
Tapeworm; Stilesia jadhavaeCapra hircus; Patoda.
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