A new genus of Phyllobothriidae (Cestoda: Tetraphyllidea) in carcharhiniform sharks from Iran and Australia.

The collection of cestodes from the carcharhiniform shark Carcharhinus cf. dussumieri in the Persian Gulf off Iran resulted in the discovery of the new genus and species of tetraphyllidean tapeworm, Doliobothrium haselii n. gen. n. sp. Collections from the carcharhiniform shark Rhizoprionodon acutus in the Timor Sea off northern Australia resulted in… CONTINUE READING