Composition, structure and pattern of helminth assemblages associated with central European herons (Ardeidae).

@article{Sitko2015CompositionSA,
  title={Composition, structure and pattern of helminth assemblages associated with central European herons (Ardeidae).},
  author={Jilj{\'i} Sitko and Petr Heneberg},
  journal={Parasitology international},
  year={2015},
  volume={64 1},
  pages={100-12}
}
Helminths parasitizing the ardeid birds are poorly understood, and the majority of studies are limited to checklists and records of novel host-parasite interactions. Here we analyzed the prevalence, intensity and diversity of the helminth component communities associated with an extensive cohort of the five most common Czech herons (Ardea cinerea, Ardea alba, Nycticorax nycticorax, Botaurus stellaris and Ixobrychus minutus) collected in the years 1962-2013. Comparison with Ukrainian datasets… CONTINUE READING