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Parasitología latinoamericana

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FREDES, FERNANDO  y  RAFFO, EDUARDO. Raillitiella SP. FINDING ON CHILEAN LONG TAILED SNAKE (Philodryas chamissonis) FROM A ZOO OF THE METROPOLITAN REGION . Parasitol. latinoam. [online]. 2005, vol.60, n.3-4, pp. 189-191. ISSN 0717-7712.

During 2005, several pentastomids were found on the lungs of a Chilean Long Tailed Snakes (Philodryas chamissonis) that were kept under captivity on a national zoo. The identification of this parasites determinates that they were Raillitiella sp. This is the first report of Raillietiella sp. on reptiles in the country

Palabras clave : snakes; pentastomids.

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