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The helminth fauna of thirty nine Mediterranean Chameleon, Chamaeleo chamaeleon (Linnaeus, 1758)
(22♂♂, 17♀♀) was examined. Specimens collected from Adana, Hatay, Antalya, Aydın, Gaziantep, Muğla
and İzmir provinces in Turkey. The trematodes recovered included Plagiorchis elegans (Rudolphi, 1802)
Braun, 1902, P. molini Lent & Freitas, 1940 and Pseudosonsinotrema chamaeleonis Dollfus, 1951. The
nematode recovered was Physaloptera sp. Turkey is a new geographical record for Pseudosonsinotrema
chamaeleonis. C. chamaeleon represents a new host record for P. elegans, P. molini and Physaloptera sp.