A REPORT OF A SPECIES OF THE GENUS TYLOCEPHALUM (CESTODA: LECANICEPHALIDEA) FROM A TRYGON SEPHEN FROM PANJI, GOA STATE, INDIA

Khamkar
unpublished
This paper deals with the redescription of a cestode from Trygon sephen in Panji, Goa state, India i.e. Tylocephalum marsupium Linton, 1916. Which is having some additional characters, such as the scolex is globular and small, the number of testes are 25-30, the ovary is large in size 'U' shaped in appearance with 15-16 short, blunt, round acini; the genital pores are medium in size, oval in shape; the longitudinal excretory canals are thin, on both the lateral sides of the segments. The
more » ... egments. The vitellaria are granular, corticular, thin strips, on both the lateral sides and from the anterior to the posterior margin of the segments.
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