Sphaerirostris picae(from Pica pica)

This post was written by ali on October 1, 2009
Posted Under: Acanthocephala,Pictures
Sphaerirostris picae(from Pica pica)
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Photographer: Amin,Heckmann,Halajian
References: Amin, O. M. ,Heckmann, R. A. ,Halajian, A. ,Eslami, A.(2010)Redescription of Sphaerirostris picae (Acanthocephala : Centrorhynchidae) from Magpie ,Pica pica, in Northern Iran ,with special reference to unusual receptacle structures and notes on histopathology ,J. Parasitol. ,Vol.96, No. 3, pp. 561-568.

 


Sphaerirostris picae Proboscis spines,SEM image taken with a Magnification of x1000,this acanthocephal was found in the intestine of Pica pica(Magpie), Mazandaran province ,north of Iran.

Complete discription in the mentioned Reference.