Erection of a New Onchobothriid Genus (Cestoda: Tetraphyllidea) and the Description of Five New Species from Whaler Sharks (Carcharhinidae)

  title={Erection of a New Onchobothriid Genus (Cestoda: Tetraphyllidea) and the Description of Five New Species from Whaler Sharks (Carcharhinidae)},
  author={Janine N. Caira and Kirsten Jensen},
  booktitle={Journal of Parasitology},
Abstract The onchobothriid Triloculatum n. gen. is erected to house species formerly considered members of Phoreiobothrium, but that bear 3, rather than 5 or more, bothridial subloculi. The species formerly known as Phoreiobothrium triloculatum is designated as its type. This species is redescribed based on 2 syntypes and on voucher material consistent with type material taken from the type host, Carcharhinus obscurus, from the type and 1 additional locality. Examination of the cestode fauna of… 

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