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Research Article

Paramonostomum bubaki n. sp. (Digenea: Notocotylidae) from the Black Coot, Fulica atra (Gruiformes: Rallidae), in South Central Pakistan

Table 1

Comparative morphological features and measurements of Paramonostomum species closely related to present species.

SpeciesPresent species
(Size in μm)
P. parvum  
Stunkard and Dunihue, 1931
P. galli  
Tanveer and Chishti, 2001
P. elongatum  
Yamaguti, 1971
P. alveatum  
(Mehlis in Creplin, 1846) Lühe, 1909
Paramonostomum sp.
Foronda et al., 2003
P. macrovesiculum  
Dharejo et al., 2006

Body size2.24–3.26 × 0.80–1.220.25–0.5 × 0.2–0.354.35–4.45 × 1.1–1.252.99–3.0 × 0.8–0.90.78–0.90 × 0.5–0.561.44 × 0.511.88–1.98 × 0.71–0.74

Oral sucker160–210 × 170–2500.03–0.040.19–0.2 × 0.16–0.190.10–0.11 × 0.12–0.130.05–0.110.100.018–0.019

Pharynx 40–110 × 30–90Present

Esophagus30–1300.1–0.150.040.23–0.25

Cirrus sac740–870 × 130–2201.13–1.15 × 0.25–0.270.02–0.04 × 0.08–0.100.18–0.240.360.23–0.26 × 0.11–0.13

Right testis290–510 × 120–2600.08–0.09 × 0.06–0.070.9–0.99 × 0.250.32–0.47 × 0.16–0.190.11–0.140.154 × 0.070.43–0.50 × 0.26

Left testis270–450 × 170–2600.75–1.00.15 × 0.070.45–0.50 × 0.23–0.25

Ovary170–250 × 160–3000.05–0.070.35–0.4 × 0.2–0.30.15–0.16 × 0.2–0.40.08–0.670.10 × 0.110.25–0.27 × 0.13–0.15

Seminal receptacle80–210 × 120–300PresentPresentPresent

VitellariaFrom anterior margin of testes up to middle of bodyFrom level of testes up to seminal vesicleFrom middle of uterus up to anterior end of testesFrom termination of uterine coils up to anterior margins of testesFrom anterior margin of testes up to cirrus sacFrom middle of body up to posterior end of testesFrom anterior margin of testes up to level of last loop of uterus

Genital poreBifurcalPostbifurcalBifurcalPostbifurcalPostbifurcalPostbifurcalPostbifurcal

Uterine loops1613-1416–1810–129-10

Eggs190–210 × 9–1121–24 × 11–1320–25 × 10–1522-23 × 12-1321 × 1020 × 1075–148 × 10–13

HostFulica atra Long Island duckGallus domesticus Gallus domesticus Anas sp.Fulica atra Fulica atra

LocalityPakistanNew York, USAKashmir, IndiaKoreaNew York, USACanary Island, West AfricaPakistan

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