International Journal of Biology Research

International Journal of Biology Research


International Journal of Biology Research
International Journal of Biology Research
Vol. 6, Issue 4 (2021)

A new sub species and first host record of Procamallanus (Spirocamallanus) Bagarii lanceolata N. SSP. (Karve and Naik, 1951) in freshwater fish, Mastacembelus armatus from Seer Khad, Himachal Pradesh, India


Neelam Kumari, Hukam Chand, Deepak C Kalia

Helminthological examination of the freshwater fish, Mastacembelus armatus revealed the presence of Procamallanus (Spirocamallanus) Bagarii laceolata N. SSP. from Seer Khad, district Bilaspur, Himachal Pradesh. It is characterized by diagnostic features such as buccal capsule is not separated into two halves, internally having discontinuous spiral thickenings; presence of a basal lancet in buccal capsule and additional four sessile lateroventral papillae (3 precloacal and 1 postcloacal). The present finding represents a new host.
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Neelam Kumari, Hukam Chand, Deepak C Kalia. A new sub species and first host record of Procamallanus (Spirocamallanus) Bagarii lanceolata N. SSP. (Karve and Naik, 1951) in freshwater fish, Mastacembelus armatus from Seer Khad, Himachal Pradesh, India. International Journal of Biology Research, Volume 6, Issue 4, 2021, Pages 29-32
International Journal of Biology Research