A redescription of three species of monoecocestus (Cestoda: Anoplocephalidae) including monoecocestus threlkeldi based on new material

Terry R. Haverkost, Scott L. Gardner

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Abstract

Because we have new and detailed data on species in the genus, herein we redescribe both Monoecocestus macrobursatus and M. minor based on existing museum specimens. We also redescribe M. threlkeldi (Parra, 1952) using material collected in Bolivia. Based on the specimens representing M. thelkeldi, we affirm that Perutaenia Parra, 1953 should remain a junior synonym of Monoecocestus.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)695-701
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Parasitology
Volume95
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jun 1 2009

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Parasitology
  • Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics

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