Helminth communities in avocets: importance of the compound community.

@article{Edwards1989HelminthCI,
  title={Helminth communities in avocets: importance of the compound community.},
  author={Doreen D. Edwards and Albert Bush},
  journal={The Journal of parasitology},
  year={1989},
  volume={75 2},
  pages={225-38}
}
This paper reports patterns of similarity and overlap in species presence and patterns of linear distribution of intestinal helminths in 22 avocets from 4 populations. Avocets collected from ephemeral bodies of water in Alberta and Manitoba had communities composed largely of species that are avocet specialists plus some that are host generalists. The composition of helminth communities in these hosts was similar to that reported in earlier surveys of avocet helminths. There was little evidence… CONTINUE READING

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