Abstract: The synlophe of Dessetia moldovensis, which is the only species in genus Dessetia, parasite of Spalax leucodon, is redescribed. The axis of orientation of the synlophe forms an angle of about 70° with the sagittal axis in the middle of the body in both sexes; number of ridges is 11. Maximum number of ridges in both sexes is 16, but they may be observed only before the vulva and before the bursa respectively, where all ridges are with similar dimensions.Keywords:
Author(s): Biserkov, V. Y., Mészáros, F., Genov, T. & Chipev, N.
Title: The synlophe of Dessetia moldovensis (Andreiko, 1963) (Trichostrongyloidea, Heligmosomidae), from the lesser mole rat, Spalax leucodon Nordmann, (Rodentia, Spalacidae)
Publication date: 1993-09-30
Hungary, redescription, Rodentia, Dessetia moldovensis, Nematoda, Heligmosomidae, synlophe morphology, Spalax leucodon, BulgariaJournal: Miscellanea zoologica hungaricaJournal abbreviation: Miscnea zool. hung.ISSN: 0230-9017Publisher: Hungarian Natural History Museum, BudapestEditor(s): Forró, L.
, Bankovics, A., Demeter, A., Korsós, Z., Murai, É. & Matskási, I.