Acanthocephala from amphibians in China with the description of a new species of Pseudoacanthocephalus (Echinorhynchida).

@article{Bush2009AcanthocephalaFA,
  title={Acanthocephala from amphibians in China with the description of a new species of Pseudoacanthocephalus (Echinorhynchida).},
  author={Sarah E Bush and Donald W. Duszynski and Brent B. Nickol},
  journal={The Journal of parasitology},
  year={2009},
  volume={95 6},
  pages={1440-5}
}
Amphibians of 24 species were surveyed for acanthocephalans in 4 nature reserves in 2 Chinese provinces during 2004–2006. Pseudoacanthocephalus bufonis (Echinorhynchida) occurred in both nature reserves in Guangxi Province. In the Jing Xi County Provincial Nature Reserve, P. bufonis infected 36 of 62 amphibians at a mean intensity of 9.9. Less than 250 km away, at Shiwandashan National Nature Reserve, 5 of 20 amphibians were infected at a mean intensity of 6.2. Pseudoacanthocephalus bufonis was… CONTINUE READING