A redescription of Nilocotyle (Nilocotyle) braesphinctris Näsmark, 1937 (Trematoda: paramphistomidae) from Hippopotamus amphibius

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Several adult Nilocotyle (N.) praesphinctris Näsmark, 1937, were recovered from hippopotami shot in the Kruger National Park. For the description of these the division of Nilocotyle by Yamaguti 1958, into two subgenera: Nilocotyle (Näsmark, 1937) and Sellsitrema (Yamaguti, 1958), is retained.