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The Occurrence of The Rumen Ciliate Enoploplastron Triloricatum (Dogiel 1925) from The Rumen Of Bos Indicus In India

An investigation has been made to study the morphology of rumen ciliate protozoa from the subfamily Diplodiniinae. A total 814 rumen fluid samples of adult Indian cattle Bos indicus were collected. The present paper deals with the occurrence of Enoploplastron triloricatum. The body dimensions and variations of characters recorded from the specimen taken at random (n=50) from different slides and compared with earlier reports and critical comments were made on their specific identity

Author(s): Sanghai, P.K. and Kshirsagar, H.S.