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Moghcia rouriensis (Cestodeparasite) N.SP from passer domesticus at Rahuri Dist. Ahmednagar, MS, India

Author Affiliations

  • 1Department of Zoology, Arts, Commerce and Science College, Sonai Dist Ahmednagar MS, India

Res. J. Recent Sci., Volume 7, Issue (3), Pages 48-50, March,2 (2018)


Survey of cestode parasites from sparrow species like Passer domesticus (Linnaeus) at al from Rahuri Dist Ahmednagar from during January 2015 to December 2015 The present parasite is having scolex large, squrish, broad anteriorly and narrow posteriorly. The suckers are large four in number, rounded to oval. The scolex is fooled by neck, broad interiorly and narrow posteriorly, followed by indistinct segmentation. Estes are five, cirrus pouch regurly alternate, small, eleongated, sub marginally placed. Cirrus straight form vas deference reaches up to the middle of segments. Vagina thin tube runs transversly posterior to cirrus pouch. Seminal receptacle is thin tube opens into ootype. Ovary median, oval located almost towards middle of the segments. The parasite is named after locality Rahuri Dist. Ahmednagar, where the parasite and host found abundant.


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