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Molecular phylogeny of the genus Taenia (Cestoda: Taeniidae): proposals for the resurrection of Hydatigera Lamarck, 1816 and the creation of a new genus Versteria.
The cestode family Taeniidae generally consists of two valid genera, Taenia and Echinococcus. The genus Echinococcus is monophyletic due to a remarkable similarity in morphology, features ofExpand
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Beringia: Intercontinental exchange and diversification of high latitude mammals and their parasites during the Pliocene and Quaternary
ABSTRACT Beringia is the region spanning eastern Asia and northwestern North America that remained ice-free during the full glacial events of the Pleistocene. Numerous questions persist regarding theExpand
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The impact of climatic factors and host density on the long-term population dynamics of vole helminths
SummaryThe seasonal and long-term population dynamics of helminths parasitizing voles suggested that density-dependent factors might be important in the population dynamics of common species, whereasExpand
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Molecular Phylogeny and Systematics of Anoplocephaline Cestodes in Rodents and Lagomorphs
A molecular phylogenetic hypothesis is presented for the anoplocephaline cestodes of placental mammals based on sequence data from the mitochondrial cytochrome c oxidase I (COI) gene, theExpand
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Distribution and genetic variation of hymenolepidid cestodes in murid rodents on the Canary Islands (Spain)
BackgroundIn the Canary Islands there are no previous data about tapeworms (Cestoda) of rodents. In order to identify the hymenolepidid species present in these hosts, a survey of 1,017 murine (349Expand
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What is Paranoplocephala macrocephala (Douthitt, 1915) (Cestoda: Anoplocephalidae)?
We present a redescription for Paranoplocephala macrocephala (Douthitt, 1915) in the type host, Geomys bursarius (Shaw) (hereafter PMG), and compare it with a P. macrocephala-like taxon in MicrotusExpand
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Coexistence in Helminths of the Bank Vole Clethrionomys glareolus. II. Intestinal Distribution and Interspecific Interactions
1. We studied the intestinal distribution of helminths (cestodes and nematodes) in the bank vole Clethrionomys glareolus, and changes in distribution due to the presence and varying abundance ofExpand
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