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Unusual finding of Trichobilharzia sp. in Motacilla alba in the Czech Republic

  • J. Rudolfová (a1), J. Sitko (a2) and P. Horák (a1)

Adult male worms of Trichobilharzia sp. recovered from a pied wagtail (Motacilla alba) in the Czech Republic were found to belong to a new species of the genus. The finding of Trichobilharzia sp. in a passeriform bird in Europe represents an important discovery, as only anseriform birds have thus far been reported as final hosts of the European Trichobilharzia species.

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