International Journal of Zoology Studies

International Journal of Zoology Studies


International Journal of Zoology Studies
International Journal of Zoology Studies
Vol. 5, Issue 1 (2020)

A new species of tapeworm diplopylidium felisae (Diplopylidium, Beddard, 1913) from Felis Domesticus


Kale Sanjay S, Kalshetty SG

In this study, the description of new species diplopylidium felisae n. sp. is reported from Felis domesticus at Udgir Dist. Latur. This species different from all known species of the genus, with charecters like scolex tapering anteriorly and broad posteriorly. Neck long, slightly broad anteriorly and narrow posteriorly. Mature segment longer than broad with double set of gonads, testes 50-55 in number, ovary bilobed located in center of segment. Oocyte small and rounded.
Pages : 32-34