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Evolutionary Ecology of Parasites (2nd Edition) by Robert Poulin
The author argues that there is now information available for so many species of parasites that population and community variables could be ‘‘examined in the light of phylogeny’’ and calls on researchers to take advantage of the robust and well-resolved phylogenies that are now pouring out from molecular biologists and systematists. Expand
A perspective on the ecology of trematode communities in snails
The role of gastropods as keystone species for trematodes and their communities is highlighted, suggesting that trematode infracommunities tend to be isolationist in character rather than interactive. Expand
The Transmission of Digenetic Trematodes: Style, Elegance, Complexity1
The focus of the present paper will be on certain ecological aspects of the life cycles and life-history strategies employed by the Digenea, a diverse group of platyhelminths that includes some 25,000 species. Expand
Interrelationships of the Platyhelminthes
This book discusses the Phylogenetic Classification and Characterisation of Dugesiid Genera (Platyhelminthes, Tricladida, Dugesiidae) - a morphological perspective, as well as highlighting the role of spermatozoa in the evolution offlatworms. Expand
Parasites of Puerto Rican freshwater sport fishes
Flukes, digeneans (formerly digenetic trematodes) form a class of flatworms. Flukes reproduce as adults and again as larvae, hence the name "di-genetic" or two births. They cause serious and fatalExpand
Structure of Leptorhynchoides thecatus and Pomphorhynchus bulbocolli (Acanthocephala) eggs in habitat partitioning and transmission.
Although the same species of amphipod, Hyalella azteca, is the intermediate host for both acanthocephalan species, mechanisms of transmission differ and differences in fibrillar coats result in segregation of the environment in a manner that affects transmission and occurrence in intermediate hosts. Expand
Survey of Trematodes from Terrestrial Gastropods and Small Mammals in Southeastern Nebraska, U.S.A.
New host records include B. hylophaga as definitive host for B. thompsoni and P. pricei, and E. leai as second-intermediate host of P. helicis. Expand
Myxobolus lepomis n. sp. (Cnidaria: Myxobolidae), a gill myxozoan infecting Lepomis marginatus Holbrook and Lepomis miniatus Jordan (Perciformes: Centrarchidae), in the Big Thicket National Preserve,
These isolates are proposed as morphologically distinct, genetically conspecific representatives of M. lepomis n. Expand
A Key to the Species of Neoechinorhynchus (Acanthocephala: Neoechinorhynchidae) from Turtles
A dichotomous key to the species of Neoechinorhynchus occurring in turtles is presented based on characters of the posterior extremity of fully gravid females and the egg, which can be identified reliably based on these characters alone. Expand
A New Genus and Species of Caryophyllaeid (Cestoda: Caryophyllidea) from Spotted Suckers, Minytrema melanops (Catostomidae), in the Big Thicket National Preserve, Texas, U.S.A
The new genus Homeomorpha mackiewiczi is described from spotted suckers collected from a small stream in the Big Thicket National Preserve, Texas, U.S.A and is characterized by a uterus that loops anteriorly to the cirrus sac by more than the width of the uterus. Expand