Skip to main content
×
Home
    • Aa
    • Aa
  • Get access
    Check if you have access via personal or institutional login
  • Cited by 9
  • Cited by
    This article has been cited by the following publications. This list is generated based on data provided by CrossRef.

    Hide, Geoff 2016. Role of vertical transmission ofToxoplasma gondiiin prevalence of infection. Expert Review of Anti-infective Therapy, Vol. 14, Issue. 3, p. 335.


    Fraija-Fernández, Natalia Olson, Peter D. Crespo, Enrique A. Raga, Juan A. Aznar, Francisco J. and Fernández, Mercedes 2015. Independent host switching events by digenean parasites of cetaceans inferred from ribosomal DNA. International Journal for Parasitology, Vol. 45, Issue. 2-3, p. 167.


    Hildebrand, Joanna Adamczyk, Maja Laskowski, Zdzisław and Zaleśny, Grzegorz 2015. Host-dependent morphology of Isthmiophora melis (Schrank, 1788) Luhe, 1909 (Digenea, Echinostomatinae) – morphological variation vs. molecular stability. Parasites & Vectors, Vol. 8, Issue. 1,


    Kanarek, Gerard Zaleśny, Grzegorz Czujkowska, Agnieszka Sitko, Jiljí and Harris, Philip D. 2015. On the systematic position of Collyricloides massanae Vaucher, 1969 (Platyhelminthes: Digenea) with notes on distribution of this trematode species. Parasitology Research, Vol. 114, Issue. 4, p. 1495.


    Naem, Soraya and Smythe, Ashleigh B. 2015. Tegumental ultrastructure of adult Quinqueserialis quinqueserialis (Trematoda: Notocotylidae): an intestinal parasite of muskrat (Ondatra zibethicus). Parasitology Research, Vol. 114, Issue. 7, p. 2473.


    O’Dwyer, Katie Faltýnková, Anna Georgieva, Simona and Kostadinova, Aneta 2015. An integrative taxonomic investigation of the diversity of digenean parasites infecting the intertidal snail Austrolittorina unifasciata Gray, 1826 (Gastropoda: Littorinidae) in Australia. Parasitology Research, Vol. 114, Issue. 6, p. 2381.


    Boyce, K. Hide, G. Craig, P.S. Reynolds, C. Hussain, M. Bodell, A.J. Bradshaw, H. Pickles, A. and Rogan, M.T. 2014. A molecular and ecological analysis of the trematode Plagiorchis elegans in the wood mouse Apodemus sylvaticus from a periaquatic ecosystem in the UK. Journal of Helminthology, Vol. 88, Issue. 03, p. 310.


    Morger, Jennifer Bajnok, Jaroslav Boyce, Kellyanne Craig, Philip S. Rogan, Michael T. Lun, Zhao-Rong Hide, Geoff and Tschirren, Barbara 2014. Naturally occurring Toll-like receptor 11 (TLR11) and Toll-like receptor 12 (TLR12) polymorphisms are not associated with Toxoplasma gondii infection in wild wood mice. Infection, Genetics and Evolution, Vol. 26, p. 180.


    O’Dwyer, Katie Blasco-Costa, Isabel Poulin, Robert and Faltýnková, Anna 2014. Four marine digenean parasites of Austrolittorina spp. (Gastropoda: Littorinidae) in New Zealand: morphological and molecular data. Systematic Parasitology, Vol. 89, Issue. 2, p. 133.


    ×

Identification of a new species of digenean Notocotylus malhamensis n. sp. (Digenea: Notocotylidae) from the bank vole (Myodes glareolus) and the field vole (Microtus agrestis)

  • K. BOYCE (a1), G. HIDE (a1), P. S. CRAIG (a1), P. D. HARRIS (a2), C. REYNOLDS (a1), A. PICKLES (a3) and M. T. ROGAN (a1)
  • DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0031182012000911
  • Published online: 19 July 2012
Abstract
SUMMARY

Notocotylus malhamensis n. sp. is described from the caecum of the bank vole (Myodes glareolus) and the field vole (Microtus agrestis) from Malham Tarn Nature Reserve in North Yorkshire, UK. In total, 581 specimens were collected from rodents trapped at a wetland site (Tarn Fen) between July 2010 and October 2011 with a prevalence of 66·7% and mean intensity of 94·6 in the bank vole and 50% prevalence and a mean intensity of 4·3 in the field vole. This species appears to be most closely related to other previously described Notocotylus species infecting rodents in Europe but differs principally by the metraterm to cirrus sac ratio (1:1·5–1:1·2) in combination with a densely spinulated cirrus, simple caeca and a greater number of ventral glands in the lateral rows (14–17). The use of molecular differentiation was of limited use in this study due to a paucity of relevant information in the DNA sequence databases. However, the complete ITS1-5.8S rDNA-ITS2 and partial 28S gene sequences have been generated to provide a definitive tool for identification of this species in future studies. As far as we know this is the first report of a notocotylid infection in M. glareolus in the UK.

Copyright
Corresponding author
*Corresponding author: Centre for Parasitology and Disease, School of Environment and Life Sciences, University of Salford, Salford M5 4WT, UK. Tel: 0044 161 295 4083. Fax: 0044 161 295 5015. E-mail: m.t.rogan@salford.ac.uk
Linked references
Hide All

This list contains references from the content that can be linked to their source. For a full set of references and notes please see the PDF or HTML where available.

F. D. Barker (1915). Parasites of the American Muskrat (Fiber zibethicus). Journal of Parasitology 1, 184197.

M. Beverley-Burton (1961). Studies on the trematoda of British freshwater birds. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 137, 1339.

K. Chaisiri , S. Morand and A. Ribas (2011). Notocotylus loeiensis N. sp. (Trematoda: Notocotylidae) from Rattus losea (Rodentia: Muridae) in Thailand. Parasite (Paris: France) 18, 3538.

T. H. Cribb (1991). Notocotylidae (Digenea) from the Australian water rat Hydromys chrysogaster Geoffroy, 1804 (Muridae). Systematic Parasitology 18, 227237.

C. M. G. Duthoit (1931). A new species of the trematode genus Notocotylus. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 7, 290293.

C. Elton , E. B. Ford and J. R. Baker (1931). The health and parasites of a Wild Mouse population. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 101, 657721.

V. Flores and N. Brugni (2005). Notocotylus biomaphalariae n. sp (Digenea: Notocotylidae) from Biomphalaria peregrine (Gastropoda: Pulmonata) in Patagonia, Argentina. Systematic Parasitology 61, 207214.

B. Hanelt (2009). Hyperparasitism by Paragordius varius (Nematomorpha: Gordiida) Larva of Monostome Redia (Trematoda: Digenea). Journal of Parasitology 95, 242243.

E. C. Herber (1942). Life history studies of two trematodes of the sub family Notocotylinae. Journal of Parasitology 28, 179196.

J. M. Hughes , D. T. Thomasson , P. S. Craig , S. Georgin , A. Pickles and G. Hide (2008). Neospora caninum: detection in wild rabbits and coinfection with Toxoplasma gondii by PCR analysis. Experimental Parasitology 120, 255260.

J. M. Hughes , R. H. Williams , E. K. Morley , D. A. N. Cook , R. S. Terry , R. G. Murphy , J. E. Smith and G. Hide (2006). The prevalence of Neospora caninum and co-infection with Toxoplasma gondii by PCR analysis in naturally occurring mammal populations. Parasitology 132, 2936.

I. Kanev , I. Vassilev , V. Dimitrov and V. Radev (1994). Life cycle delimitation and redescription of Catatropis verrucosa (Frolich, 1789) Odhner, 1905 (Trematoda, Notocotylidae). Systematic Parasitology 29, 133148.

J. M. Kinsella (1971). Growth, development, and intraspecific variation of Quinqueserialis quinqueserialis (Trematoda: Notocotylidae) in rodent hosts. The Journal of Parasitology 57, 6270.

R. Lange and H. Staaland (1970). Adaptations of the caecum-colon structure of rodents. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology 35, 905919.

R. J. Murrills , V. R. Southgate and T. A. J. Reader (1988). Studies on the invasion of Notocotylus attenuatus (Notocotylidae: Digenea) into its snail host Lymnaea peregra: in vivo observations 1 and 7 days post infection. International Journal for Parasitology 18, 161166.

A. E. Noble. (1933). Two new trematodes from the American coot. Transactions of the American microscopical Society 52, 353360.

M. Pfunder , O. Holzgang and J. E. Frey (2004). Development of microarray-based diagnosis of voles and shrews for use in biodiversity monitoring studies, and evaluation of mitochondrial cytochrome oxidase I vs. cytochrome b as genetic markers. Molecular Ecology 13, 12771286.

C. P. Read (1951). The crowding effect in tapeworm infections. The Journal of Parasitology 37, 174178.

M. T. Rogan , P. S. Craig , G. Hide , S. Heath , A. Pickles and D. M. Storey (2007). The occurrence of the trematode Plagiorchis muris in the wood mouse Apodemus sylvaticus in North Yorkshire, UK. Journal of Helminthology 81, 5762.

C. A. Rudolphi (1819). Entozoorum synopsis cui accedunt mantissa duplex et indices locupletissimi. Berolini: Sumtibusa Rucker. http://www.archive.org/stream/entozoorumsynops00rudo#page/86/mode/2up

K. S. Singh (1954). Some trematodes collected in India. Transactions of the American Microscopical Society 73, 202210.

H. W. Stunkard (1960). Studies on the morphology and life history of Notocotylus minutus n. sp. a digenetic trematode from ducks. Journal of Parasitology 46, 803809.

H. W. Stunkard (1966). The morphology and life-history of Notocotylus atlanticus n. sp. A digenetic trematode of eider ducks, Somateria mollissima and the designation Notocotylus duboisi nom. nov for Notocotylus imbricatus (Looss, 1839) Szidat, 1935. The Biological Bulletin 131, 501515.

H. W. Stunkard (1967). The morphology, life history, and systematic relations of the digenetic trematode, Uniserialis breviserialis sp. nov., (Notocotylidae), a parasite of the bursa fabricius of birds. The Biological Bulletin 132, 266276.

V. Tkach , J. Pawlowski and J. Mariaux (2000 b). Phylogenetic analysis of the suborder Plagiorchiata (Platyhelminthes, Digenea) based on partial lsrDNA sequences. International Journal for Parasitology 30, 8393.

V. V. Tkach , J. Pawlowski and V. P. Sharpilo (2000 a). Molecular and morphological differentiation between species of the Plagiorchis vespertilionis group (Digenea, Plagiorchiidae) occurring in European bats, with a re-description of P. vespertilionis (Müller, 1780). Systematic Parasitology 47, 922.

R. A. Webber , M. E. Rau and D. J. Lewis (1987). The effects of Plagiorchis noblei (Trematoda: Plagiorchiidae) metacercariae on the susceptibility of Aedes aegypti larvae to predation by guppies (Poecilia reticulata) and meadow voles (Microtus pennsylvanicus). Canadian Journal of Zoology 65, 23462348.

Recommend this journal

Email your librarian or administrator to recommend adding this journal to your organisation's collection.

Parasitology
  • ISSN: 0031-1820
  • EISSN: 1469-8161
  • URL: /core/journals/parasitology
Please enter your name
Please enter a valid email address
Who would you like to send this to? *
×

Keywords: