On some commensal Turbellaria of the Canadian East Coast

Abstract

The brachyurans Chionoecetes opilio and Hyas araneus collected from the east coast of Canada harbour two species of commensal turbellarians. Ectocotyla hirudo (Levinsen) and E. multitesticulata Fleming & Burt are found on the gills and branchial chambers of male and female crabs. The molluscs Crassostrea virginica and Mytilus edulis collected from several… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF00026171

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