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Capillaria philippinensis sp. n. (Nematoda: Trichinellida), from the Intestine of Man in the Philippines

May Belle Chitwood, Carmen Valesquez and N. G. Salazar
The Journal of Parasitology
Vol. 54, No. 2 (Apr., 1968), pp. 368-371
DOI: 10.2307/3276953
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/3276953
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Capillaria philippinensis sp. n. (Nematoda: Trichinellida), from the Intestine of Man in the Philippines
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Abstract

Capillaria philippinensis sp. n. (Nematoda: Trichinellida) is described from the intestine of a man in the Philippines. This species is characterized by its small size, the male with caudal alae and long nonspiny sheath, and the female with slightly salient vulva, and producing eggs that may be embryonated or embryos without shells.

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