A new species of Kiluluma Skrjabin, 1916, Kiluluma ornata n. sp., is described from the intestine of the white rhinoceros Ceratotherium simum (Burchell) from South Africa. The new species is virtually identical with a species described as Kiluluma sp., but not named due to a paucity of material then available. The new species most closely resembles K. solitaria Thapar, 1924 and K. ceratotherii Beveridge & Jabbar, 2013, in the possession of an undulating anterior margin of the buccal capsule but differs in the leaf crown elements which have bulbous, lip-like expansions, which are lacking in K. solitaria and K. ceratotherii.
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Thanks are due to Dr K. Junker, National Collection of Animal Helminths, ARC - Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute, Pretoria, South Africa for providing the specimens for study and to Eileen Harris (BMNH) for access to their collections and for accessioning the new material.
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Beveridge, I. A new species of Kiluluma Skrjabin, 1916 (Nematoda: Strongyloidea) from the white rhinoceros, Ceratotherium simum (Burchell) from South Africa. Syst Parasitol 95, 841–847 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11230-018-9812-2