Lungworms from South African antelopes

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The various species of lungworms recorded from South African antelopes are discussed. Three new species of protostrongyliids are described viz. Protostrongylus capensis and Pneumostrongylus cornigerus from the bontbok [Damaliscus dorcas (Pallas)] and Protostrongylus etoshai from the blue wildebeest [Connochaetes taurinus (Burchell)] and the gemsbok [Oryx gazella (Linnaeus)].