Trematodes of the frog (Rana tigrina)in Karachi, Pakistan
Trematodes of frog (Rana tigrina) are described here. Seven species belonging to genera Ganeo Klein, 1905; Loxogene Stafford, 1905; Pleurogenoides Travassos, 1921 and Mehraorchis Srivatava, 1934 were identified. The species identified are Ganeo karachiensis Khatoon et al., 2011; G. bicaudatum Khatoon et al., 2012; G. elongatum Khatoon et al., 2012; Loxogene magnapharynx Khatoon et al., 2012; Pleurogenoides biseminalis Khatoon et al., 2012; P. gastroporus (Lühe, 1901) and Mehraorchis mujibi Khatoon et al., 2012. Frogs are of economic value and exported to various countries where these are consumed as delicacy. Frogs are common throughout Pakistan and several other countries. The present information is useful for students, teachers and researchers interested in parasites of amphibians.