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Author(s): Sey, O. & Al-Ghaith, L.
Title: Helminths of green toads Bufo viridis Laurenti, 1789 and spiny tailed lizards, Uromastyx microlepis Blanford, 1874 of Kuwait
Year: 2000
Publication date: 2000-11-30
Volume: 13
Pages: 21-27.

Abstract: Specimens of Bufo viridis and Uromastyx microlepis collected in Kuwait were examined for helminths. A total of 9 species of helminths were revealed: Polystoma integerrimum, Sonsinotrema tacapense, Nematotaenia dispar, Aplectana macinthosii, Cosmocerca omata, Rhabdias bufonis from Bufo viridis and Oochoristica truncata, Thelandros kanistica, Tachygonetria vivipara from Uromastyx microlepis. All the species except Nematotaenia dispar were recorded for the first time from Kuwait and Oochoristica truncata, Thelandros kanistica and Tachygonetria vivipara are new host records.
Keywords: amphibians, reptiles, helminth parasites, Kuwait

Journal: Miscellanea zoologica hungarica
Journal abbreviation: Miscnea zool. hung.
ISSN: 0230-9017
Publisher: Hungarian Natural History Museum, Budapest
Editor(s): Forró, L., Hajdú, É. & Matskási, I.