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Ditrachybothridium macrocephalum gen.nov., sp.nov., a cestode from some elasmobranch fishes

  • Gwendolen Rees (a1)

1. Ditrachybothridium macrocephalum gen.nov., sp.nov., is described.

2. The systematic position is discussed and the species compared with species of the genus Echinobothrium to which it seems to be fairly closely related.

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Pintner, Th. (1889). Neue Untersuchungen über den Bau des Bandwurmkörpers. 1. Zur Kenntnis der Gattung Echinobothrium. Arb. zool. Inst. Univ. Wien, 8, 371420.
Southwell, T. (1925). A monograph on the Tetraphyllidea with notes on related cestodes. Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine Memoir (N.S.), no. 2, 368 pp.
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