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Angiostrongylus schmidti sp. n. (Nematoda: Metastrongyloidea) from the Rice Rat, Oryzomys palustris, in Florida, with a Key to the Species of Angiostrongylus Kamensky, 1905

John M. Kinsella
The Journal of Parasitology
Vol. 57, No. 3 (Jun., 1971), pp. 494-497
DOI: 10.2307/3277901
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/3277901
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Angiostrongylus schmidti sp. n. (Nematoda: Metastrongyloidea) from the Rice Rat, Oryzomys palustris, in Florida, with a Key to the Species of Angiostrongylus Kamensky, 1905
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Abstract

Angiostrongylus schmidti sp. n., from the the pulmonary arteries of Oryzomys palustris in Florida, can be distinguished from A. tateronae and A. sandarsae by its shorter spicules (215 to 279 µ) and larger ventroventral rays. A key is given to the species of the genus Angiostrongylus.

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