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Revista chilena de historia natural

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FALCON-ORDAZ, JORGE; FERNANDEZ, JESÚS A  and  GARCIA-PRIETO, LUIS. Lamotheoxyuris ackerti n. gen., n. comb. (Nematoda: Heteroxynematidae) parasite of Neotoma spp. (Rodentia: Muridae). Rev. chil. hist. nat. [online]. 2010, vol.83, n.2, pp.259-266. ISSN 0716-078X.  http://dx.doi.org/10.4067/S0716-078X2010000200007.

On the basis of the revision of the type material of Aspiculuris ackerti Kruidenier & Mehra, 1959, and new specimens collected from Neotoma nelsoni Goldman, 1905 (Rodentia: Cricetidae), in Veracruz, Mexico, we herein to which A. ackerti is transferred as Lamotheoxyuris ackerti This new genus differs from all other genera included in 1) mouth surrounded by six lips; 2) extension of lateral alae describe a new genus (Lamotheoxyuris n. gen.), (Kruidener & Mehra, 1959) n. gen., n. comb. Heteroxynematinae by the following main traits: reduced; and 3) lack of caudal alae.

Keywords : Aspiculuris ackerti; Mexico; Nematoda; Rodentia; USA.

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