A consideration of infraspecific categories in the genus Echinococcus Rudolphi, 1801 (Cestoda: Taeniidae).

@article{Rausch1967ACO,
  title={A consideration of infraspecific categories in the genus Echinococcus Rudolphi, 1801 (Cestoda: Taeniidae).},
  author={Robert L. Rausch},
  journal={The Journal of parasitology},
  year={1967},
  volume={53 3},
  pages={484-91}
}
Echinococcus granulosus (Batsch, 1786) and E. multilocularis Leuckart, 1863, have been considered polytypic species, nine and three subspecies, respectively, having been recognized mainly on typological grounds. However, limits of taxonomically significant morphological and physiological variation have not been defined, nor do we know the degree to which such variation is influenced by species of host. With the probable exception of E. g. canadensis Cameron, 1960, the recognized subspecies of E… CONTINUE READING

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