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Tanaisia bragai Santos, 1934 (Eucotylidae: Tremaroda): A new host from kidney of (Turdoides striata, 1823 Leiothrichidae) at Sindh, Pakistan

By: Wali Muhammad Mangrio, Hakim Ali Sahito, Tasneem Kousar, Bhugro Mal, Zafar Hussain Shah, Faheem Ahmed Jatoi

Key Words: Kidney, Naushahro Feroze, Turdoides striata, Tanaisia bragai, Trematodes

Int. J. Biosci. 17(1), 223-231, July 2020.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.12692/ijb/17.1.223-231

Certification: ijb 2020 0063 [Generate Certificate]

Abstract

The current research work was conducted during the November to March, 2018-19 (winter/cold season) in response to takeout the internal visceral examination of the host bird T. striata, from different localities of District: Naushahro Feroze, Sindh, Pakistan. This species of social birds mostly found in association of 2-10 in groups. They are dirty in colour, strong yellow bill, less active but beneficial to agro-ecosystem to eat the insect pests but harbour diversity of parasites. A total of (n=10) host birds of Jungle babbler (Family: Leiothrichidae) thoroughly internal examination was done for the presence of the Trematode. A total of (n=48) specimens were recovered and all the hosts were found positive with digenean Trematode parasites belonging to family Eucotylidae: Trematodes were found from kidney of the host birds. The present findings of the internal examination revealed to report Jungle babbler kidney fluke T. bragai is a new host record. The present specimens are accredited first time from present host in Sindh- Pakistan.

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Tanaisia bragai Santos, 1934 (Eucotylidae: Tremaroda): A new host from kidney of (Turdoides striata, 1823 Leiothrichidae) at Sindh, Pakistan

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