Species of helminthes Total no. of Helminthes (%) Host Species
Nematode    
Heterakis spp. 762 (9.4) a,b,c,d,e,f,g,I,j,l,n*
Heterakis vesicularis 1345 (16.7) a,b,c,d,e,f,g,I,j,l,m,n
Pharyngodons spp. 1021 (12.7) a,b,c,d,f,g,I,j,l,m,n
Trichostrongylus spp. 77 (1.0) a,c.f
Ascaris spp. 272 (3.3) a,b,c,d,f,h,i
Oswaldocruzia spp. 31 (0.4) a,b,c,d,f,h,j
Rhabdias spp. 13 (0.2) a,b,n
Percentage 43.70%  
Trematode    
Diplodiscus sacculousus 144 (1.8) a,c,j
Glypthelmins staffordi 2601 (32.3) a,b,c,d,f,j,k,l,m
Manodistomum spp. 214 (2.7) e,f,j
Percentage 36.80%  
Acanthocephalan    
Macracanthorynchus spp. 1578 (19.5) a,b,c,d,e,f,j,k,m
Percentage 9.50%  
Total number of Helminthes 8058 (100%)  
*Note: Denotes the respective frog species.
a: Duttaphrynus melanostictus; b:Phrynoidis aspera; c: Hylarana erythraea;
d:Polypedates leucomystax; e: Fejervarya cancrivora; f: F. limnocharis;
g: Microhyla butleri ;h: Limnonectes blythii; i: L. ibanorum; j: H. labialis;
k: L. paramacrodon; l: L.ingeri; m: Kaloula pulchra, n: H. nigrovittata.
Table 2: Composition of helminthes recovered from the respective frog hosts.