1921
Volume 14, Issue 4
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645
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Abstract

Summary

Lung flukes from two tigers, , and a crab-eating monkey, , in Malaysia were identified as (Kerbert, 1878), not Ward, 1908 and , Sandosham, 1953 as reported from these hosts by Vevers and Sandosham, respectively. The structures used for the identification were the 6-lobed ovary and the singly spaced cuticular spines of the adults. In a brook at the Ulu Langat Forest Reserve where one of the parasitized tigers was shot, the only molluscan host was sp., 12 of which were collected and found to be uninfected. The only crab present was () Roux, 1936 and it was found to be infected with metacercariae of (4 out of 5). This is the first report of a crustacean host of in Malaysia, and () represents a new host record.

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