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Helminths of the Ezo Brown Frog, Rana pirica (Ranidae), from Hokkaido Island, Japan

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Title: Helminths of the Ezo Brown Frog, Rana pirica (Ranidae), from Hokkaido Island, Japan
Authors: Goldberg, Stephen R.
Bursey, Charles R.
Issue Date: Apr 2003
Publisher: University of Hawai'i Press
Citation: Goldberg SR, Bursey CR. 2003. Helminths of the Ezo Brown Frog, Rana pirica (Ranidae), from Hokkaido Island, Japan. Pac Sci 57(2): 167-169.
Abstract: Rana pirica Matsui, endemic to Hokkaido Island, Japan, was examined
for helminths. One species of Monogenea, Polystoma ozakii; three species of
Nematoda, Cosmocercoides pulcher, Oswaldocruzia socialis, and Rhabdias nipponica;
and one species of Acanthocephala, Acanthocephalus lucidus, were found. Rana
pirica represents a new host record and Hokkaido Island a new locality record
for O. socialis, R. nipponica, and A. lucidus. None of the helminths found in this
study is restricted to Hokkaido Island.
URI/DOI: http://hdl.handle.net/10125/2669
ISSN: 0030-8870
Appears in Collections:Pacific Science Volume 57, Number 2, 2003



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