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  • Title
    Parasitization of a huntsman spider (Arachnida: Araneae: Sparassidae: Heteropoda venatoria) by a mermithid nematode (Nematoda: Mermithidae)
    Type
    Journal Article
    Description
    The emergence of a mermithid worm from a huntsman spider Heteropoda venatoria was witnessed at Buxa Tiger Reserve, West Bengal. It appears to be a first record of the spider family Sparassidae serving as a host for a member of the family Mermithidae.
    Attribution
    Sachin P. Ranade & Vibhu Prakash, Journal of Threatened Taxa, Vol 8, No 13 (2016); pp. 9595–9596 http://dx.doi.org/10.11609/jott.3105.8.13.9595-9596