Psilostomidae Looss, 1900, Looss, 1900

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http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.273687

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scientific name

Psilostomidae Looss, 1900
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Family Psilostomidae Looss, 1900  

Psilochasmus Lühe, 1909  

Psilochasmus oxyurus (Creplin, 1825) Lühe, 1910  

Natural hosts: Chauna torquata (Oken)   , Anas georgica spinicauda Vieillot   , Larus maculipennis   Lichten­

stein.

Experimental hosts: Anas platyrhynchos L.   , Gallus gallus domesticus   (L.). Site of infection: small intestine.

Localities: Chascomús lagoon; La Plata Zoological Garden, Mar del Plata city, Buenos Aires Province. Life history: Hi 1 and Hi 2: Heleobia australis (d'Orbigny)   (natural host) from Chascomús, Buenos Aires

Province.

References: Szidat (1957), Labriola & Suriano (2001).

Ribeiroia Travassos, 1939   Ribeiroia ondatrae (Price, 1931) Price, 1942  

Hosts: Spheniscus magellanicus (Forster)   , Ardea alba egretta Gmelin   , Phalacrocorax brasilianus (Gmelin)   .

Site of infection: proventriculus, intestine.

Localities: La Plata Zoological Gargen, La Plata and De Monte lagoon, Buenos Aires Province; Obras Sanitarias, Buenos Aires city.

References: Boero et al. (1972 a), Ostrowski de Núñez (1968 b), Labriola & Suriano (1998). Comments: Cited by Boero et al. (1972 a) as R. insignis Travassos, 1944   .