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On a new species of the genus Cheilospirura Diesing, 1861 from India

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Cheilospirura aspinosa n. sp. from under the corneous layer of the gizzard of Pitta brachyura is described and compared with closely related species. It differs from the known species in the length and ratio of the spicules.

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Ramnivas, D. On a new species of the genus Cheilospirura Diesing, 1861 from India. Z. Parasitenk. 54, 189–191 (1977).

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