The morphology and incidence of the genusMonocercomonoides (Grassi, 1879) Travis, 1932, of insects found in Andhra Pradesh, India

  • T. Bhaskar Rao


The study of the protozoan fauna of insects revealed a number of flagellates, sarcodines and ciliates. In the present text consideration is given only to the genusMonocercomonoides, and three new speciesM. garnhami n.sp. fromPeriplaneta americana, M. ganapatii n.sp. fromGryllotalpa africana andM. qadrii n.sp. from the larva of the dungbeetle,Oryctes rhinoceros are described in detail and are claimed to be new to science on the basis of their size, nuclear structure and the mastigont elements.


Methyl Alcohol Intestinal Protozoan Accessory Filament ANDHRA PRADESH Chromatin Granule 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • T. Bhaskar Rao
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  1. 1.Department of ZoologyOsmania UniversityHyderabad-7, Andhra Pradesh

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