Occurrence of Camallanus trispinosus in a captive Indian star tortoise (Geochelone elegans)
Camallanoids are spirurid round worms known to occur in stomach and intestine of lower vertebrate animals such as fishes and reptiles. This paper records the occurrence of Camallanus trispinosus in a captive Indian star tortoise of Guindy snake park, Chennai, India for the first time during necropsy and identified on the basis of morphology of male and female worms, including eggs.
KeywordsCamallanus trispinosus Tortoise Geochelone elegans India
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