FLORA AND FAUNA ISSN 2456-9364(Online) 0971-6920(Print)
2020 Vol.26 No.1 PP 164-166
A new tapeworm, Circumonchobothrium (Postovilata) betwaensis n. subg., n.sp. (Cestoda : Pseudophyllidea ) from freshwater fish in India
Reetesh Kumar Khare
Department of Zoology,
Raghuveer Singh Govt. Degree College,
*Corresponding Author : Email : rkkbwr@gmail.com
The author in the present work divided the genus Circumonchobothrium of the family Ptychobothriidae into two new subgenera on the basis of vitellaria Viz. Circumonchobothrium (Circumonchobothrium) n. subg. and Circumonchobothrium ( Postovilata) n. subg. The present new subgenus and its type species Circumonchobothrium (Postovilata) betwaensis n. subg., n. sp. is reported first time.

Key words : Circumonchobothrium betwaensis, Jhansi, Mastacembelus armatus, Pseudophyllidea, Ptychobothriidae, Single postovarian vitelline gland.
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