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D. R. Patil

Institution: B.S.S.P.M'S Arts, Science & Commerce College, Songir, Dist. Dhule, (M.S.)

Country: India

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A NEW SPECIES OF THE GENUS KRIMI MURHARI (CESTODA: DILEPIDIDAE)

http://pzsi.anveshika.org/proceedings-of-the-zoological-society-of-india/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2018/02/12-Dec-17.pdf

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The genus Krimi was established by Burt in 1944 with its type species K. chrysocolaptis,from Chrysocolaptis guttacristatus stricklandi,in Ceylon. Nine specimens of Cestode parasites were collected from the intestine of Gallus gallus domesticus. The present cestode have 55-60 number of strobilla; scolex large, rectangular in shape;rostellar sac large, extends up to the middle of the scolex; 18rostellarhooks; testes 25 to 30in numbers; cirrus pouch medium, oval; ovary is bilobed,each lobe with 7-8 acini;ootype small, oval; gravid proglottids large, broaderthan long.