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Results of a fecal flotation test with Sheather sugar solution revealed spiruroid eggs (Spiruroidea).
Sceloporus jarrovii is a new host record for the three spiruroid species.
Eleven (73 percent) of the chirping frogs were found to be infected with spiruroid larvae resembling Abbreviata Travassos, 1920.
A postmortem examination of the dead bird revealed that it was emaciated and autolyzed, with the presumptive cause being numerous spiruroid nematodes of the genus Procyrnea in the gizzard.
Using light microscopy, the nematodes were identified as spiruroids of the genus Procyrnea (Spiruroidea: Habronematidae) according to the following characteristics: the body presented fine transverse striations, buccal region consisting of two pseudolabia and dorsal and ventral labia each consisted of two submedial lobels and small teeth on the border of pseudolabia, thick-walled buccal cavity, esophagus divided into a short anterior muscular part and a long posterior glandular part, a coiled male tail with caudal alae, unequal spicules, presence of a gubernaculum, and a vulva in females near their midbody (Chabaud, 1975).