Helminth endoparasites of the smooth newt Lissotriton vulgaris: linking morphological identification and molecular data

  title={Helminth endoparasites of the smooth newt Lissotriton vulgaris: linking morphological identification and molecular data},
  author={U. Sinsch and P. Heneberg and M. Tě{\vs}{\'i}nsk{\'y} and C. Balczun and P. Scheid},
  journal={Journal of Helminthology},
  pages={332 - 341}
Abstract The helminth endoparasites of many European amphibian species are often known exclusively from morphological descriptions. A molecular library of DNA sequence data linked to morphological identifications is still in its infancy. In this paper, we aim to contribute to such a library on the smooth newt Lissotriton vulgaris, the intermediate and definitive host of 31 helminth parasites, according to evidence published so far. Newts (n = 69) were collected at two study sites in western… Expand
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