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Botaurus pinnatus (Wager, 1829) (Ave: Ardeidae) in Brazil as a new host of Clinostomum heluans Braun 1901 (Digenea: Clinostomidae)

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This paper reports the occurrence of Clinostomum heluans Braun 1901 (Digenea: Clinostomidae) in a specimen of Botaurus pinnatus (Wager, 1829) (Ave: Ardeidae) found in southeastern Brazil. Although this parasite has been reported in other birds in Brazil, Cuba, the Czech Republic and Venezuela, this is the first report of B. pinnatus as a host for this parasite.

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