New and little-known Plagiorhynchid acanthocephala from Taiwan and the Pescadores Islands.

@article{Schmidt1966NewAL,
  title={New and little-known Plagiorhynchid acanthocephala from Taiwan and the Pescadores Islands.},
  author={G. D. Schmidt and R. Kuntz},
  journal={The Journal of parasitology},
  year={1966},
  volume={52 3},
  pages={
          520-7
        }
}
The acanthocephalan subfamily Plagiorhynchinae is reviewed. Prosthorhynchus Kostylew, 1915 is synonymized with Plagiorhynchus Liihe, 1911. Plagiorhynchus subg. n. and Prosthorhynchus subg. n. are proposed within the genus Plagiorhynchus. A report is made on Acanthocephala of birds from Taiwan and Pescadores Islands including descriptions of Plagiorhynchus (Prosthorhynchus) tai- wanensis sp. n., P. (Prosthorhynchus) golvani sp. n., P. (Prosthorhynchus) bullocki sp. n., P. (Prosthor- hynchus… Expand
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