Abstract

Additional data on the synlophe and morphological measurements are provided for the heligmonellids Stilestrongylus aculeata (Travassos, 1918) and Stilestrongylus eta (Travassos, 1937), collected from Akodon montensis Thomas, 1913, of the Atlantic Forest, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The synlophe of S. aculeata is characterized by 19 cuticular middle body ridges in males and 24 cuticular middle body ridges in females, whereas S. eta presents 17 middle body ridges in males and 20 middle body ridges in females.

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