Differences in Microthrix Form Between Stomach and Spiral Intestine Stages of the Cestode, Trilocularia: Interspecific Variation or Development?

@inproceedings{Pickering2013DifferencesIM,
  title={Differences in Microthrix Form Between Stomach and Spiral Intestine Stages of the Cestode, Trilocularia: Interspecific Variation or Development?},
  author={Mary Pickering and Janine N. Caira},
  booktitle={The Journal of parasitology},
  year={2013}
}
Abstract:  Tetraphyllidean cestodes of the genus Trilocularia have been reported from Squalus acanthias throughout this shark's global distribution, occupying both the stomach and spiral intestine. This study investigated whether variation seen in microthrix form among specimens within this host species is indicative of interspecific variation or is attributable to developmental transformation of a single cestode species. Sequence data for the 2 nuclear genes 28S rDNA (D1–D3) and ITS1, and the… 
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