Journal of Helminthology

Research Note

Brugia-type microfilariae in the Madras tree shrew Anathana ellioti (Waterhouse)

N. C. Nandia1

a1 Zoological Survey of India, Kakdwip Field Station, Kakdwip-743347, 24-Parganas, West Bengal, India


Brugia-type microfilariae were noted in a Madras tree shrew, Anathana ellioti (Waterhouse) from Andhra Pradesh, India. This is a new host record, the first report from the genus Anathana and the second report from the tree shrews.

(Accepted September 12 1981)