Helminth parasites of the common toad, Bufo bufo (Linnaeus, 1758) (Anura : Bufonidae) from northeast Turkey


Yildirimhan H. S. , Karadeniz E.

COMPARATIVE PARASITOLOGY, vol.74, no.1, pp.176-178, 2007 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 74 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Doi Number: 10.1654/4246.1
  • Title of Journal : COMPARATIVE PARASITOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.176-178
  • Keywords: Bufo bufo, Nematoda, Aplectana acuminata, Aplectana macintoshii, Cosmocerca ornata, Oswaldocruzia filiformis, Rhabdias bufonis, Acanthocephala, Acanthocephalus ranae, Turkey

Abstract

The common toad, Bufo bufo, from Trabzon Province, Turkey, was found to harbor 5 species of Nematoda: Aplectana acuminata, Aplectana macintoshii, Cosmocerca ornata, Oswaldocruzia filiformis, and Rhabdias bufonis, and I species of Acanthocephala, Acanthocephalus ranae. With the exception of Rhabdias bufonis, all represent new host records for Bufo bufo in Turkey.