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Notes on Aproctella nuda sp. nov., a Filarioid Nematode from the Chimney Swift, Chaetura pelagica (Linn.)

C. B. Hamann
The American Midland Naturalist
Vol. 23, No. 2 (Mar., 1940), pp. 390-392
DOI: 10.2307/2420671
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/2420671
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Notes on Aproctella nuda sp. nov., a Filarioid Nematode from the Chimney Swift, Chaetura pelagica (Linn.)
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Abstract

A new species of filarioid nematode, Aproctella nuda, is described from the Chimney Swift, (Chaetura pelagica). It differs from A. stoddardi in size, nature of the cuticula, presence of an oral ring and in possessing dissimilar spicules. The genus Aproctella is emended to include A. nuda.

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