New records of helminths of the corncrake, Crex Crex (Aves, Rallidae) from Ukraine

  • Ya. Yu. Syrota Schmalhausen Institute of Zoology, NAS of Ukraine, vul. B. Khmelnitskogo, 15. Kyiv, 01030 Ukraine. Affiliation ID: 60070111
  • E. M. Korol National Museum of Natural History, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, B. Khmelnytsky St., 15, Kyiv, 01030 Ukraine
  • Yu. I. Kuzmin Schmalhausen Institute of Zoology, NAS of Ukraine, vul. B. Khmelnitskogo, 15. Kyiv, 01030 Ukraine. Affiliation ID: 60070111
Keywords: Brachylaima fuscata, Cardiofilaria pavlovskyi, Prosthogonimus cuneatus, Prosthogonimus ovatus, bird, Ukraine

Abstract

The article presents the records and brief descriptions of trematodes Brachylaima fuscata (Rudolphi, 1819), Prosthogonimus cuneatus (Rudolphi, 1809), Prosthogonimus ovatus (Rudolphi, 1803), and a nematode Cardiofilaria pavlovskyi Ström, 1937 based on the specimens collected from four corncrakes, Crex crex Linnaeus examined on the territory of Ukraine. In the country, P. cuneatus, P. ovatus, and C. pavlovskyi are reported for the first time in this host-species.

Brachylaima fuscata, Cardiofilaria pavlovskyi, Prosthogonimus cuneatus, Prosthogonimus ovatus, bird, Ukraine.

Author Biography

Ya. Yu. Syrota, Schmalhausen Institute of Zoology, NAS of Ukraine, vul. B. Khmelnitskogo, 15. Kyiv, 01030 Ukraine. Affiliation ID: 60070111

Kyiv Zoological Park of National Importance, prosp. Peremohy, 32, Kyiv, 04116 Ukraine

African Amphibian Conservation Research Group, Unit for Environmental Sciences and Management,
North-West University, Potchefstroom, South Africa

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Published
2020-02-26
How to Cite
Syrota, Y., Korol, E. M., & Kuzmin, Y. I. (2020). New records of helminths of the corncrake, Crex Crex (Aves, Rallidae) from Ukraine. Zoodiversity, 54(1), 11-16. https://doi.org/10.15407/zoo2020.01.011
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Fauna and Systematics