A new dicrocoeliid trematode, Brachylecithum glareoli n. sp., is described from the biliary ducts of the bank vole, Clethrionomys glareolus, in southwest Poland. This is the first dicrocoeliid species described in rodents from Poland. It is characterized mainly by the maximum body width at the level of the vitellaria; large, longitudinally oval testes; round, or transversely oval, ovary that is smaller than the testes; vitellaria located in the midbody; cirrus sac dorsally overlapping ventral sucker, but never reaching beyond half of its length; and large, distinctly elongated eggs.
A NEW DICROCOELIID FROM THE BANK VOLE CLETHRIONOMYS GLAREOLUS (RODENTIA: MICROTIDAE) FROM POLAND
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Joanna Hildebrand, Jerzy Okulewicz, Marcin Popiolek; A NEW DICROCOELIID FROM THE BANK VOLE CLETHRIONOMYS GLAREOLUS (RODENTIA: MICROTIDAE) FROM POLAND. J Parasitol 1 February 2007; 93 (1): 151–154. doi: https://doi.org/10.1645/GE-847R.1
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