Asian fish tapeworm, Khawia japonensis (Yamaguti, 1934), has expanded its European invasive range

  title={Asian fish tapeworm, Khawia japonensis (Yamaguti, 1934), has expanded its European invasive range},
  author={M. Oros and D. Bar{\vc}{\'a}k and E. Bazsalovicsov{\'a} and V. Hanzelov{\'a}},
  journal={Parasitology Research},
The invasive fish tapeworm, Khawia japonensis (Yamaguti, 1934) originally described in Japan, is reported for the first time in Slovakia. The tapeworm was found in farmed common carp (Cyprinus carpio L.) from East-Slovakian breeding fish pond. This finding is registered 4 years after the first announcement of this parasite in Europe (Po River Basin in Italy) in 2010 and increases its distribution area within this continent. Morphological characterization of K. japonensis supplemented with DNA… Expand
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