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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Nematode infection patterns in four sympatric lizards from a restinga habitat (Jurubatiba) in Rio de Janeiro state, southeastern Brazil
Author: Vrcibradic, D
Cunha-Barros, M
Vicente, JJ
Galdino, CAC
Hatano, FH
Van Sluys, M
Rocha, CFD
Abstract: Specimens of the four most abundant diurnal lizards (Tropidurus torquatus, Cnemidophorus littoralis, Mabuya macrorhyncha and M. agilis) inhabiting the restinga of Jurubatiba, Rio de Janeiro state, Brazil were examined for nematodes. Eight species of nematodes were found. Tropidurus torquatus had the richest (8 species) and most diverse nematode fauna, whereas that of C. littoralis was the poorest (2 species) and less diverse. Tropidurus torquatus also had the highest overall prevalence (92%) and mean infection intensity (37.2; standard deviation 82.0; range 2-549). Similarities in nematode faunal composition between host species was generally low, except between the two Mabuya species.
Country: Holanda
Editor: Brill Academic Publishers
Rights: aberto
Identifier DOI: 10.1163/156853800507507
Date Issue: 2000
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