Studies on Plagiorchis (Plagiorchis) tcheri N. sp. from Passer domesticus from Buchpora, Srinagar, Kashmir

A R Khan, M Z Christi


Large number of flukes belonging to the genus Plagiorchis Luhe, 1899 parasitising Passer domesticas were recovered from its intestine from Buchpora, Srinagar. These flukes differ from the species described so far from Passer and other avian hosts in the position of testes, in the extent of vitellaria, relative size of suckers and cirrus which does not coil round the ventral sucker and extends posteriorly to the equaterial level, crossing the level of posterior margin of the ovary.


Buchpora; Passer domesticus; Plagiorchis (Plagiarchis) tcheri.

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