Species of Proteocephalus Weinland, 1858 (Cestoda: Proteocephalidae), parasites of coregonid and salmonid fishes from North America: taxonomic reappraisal.

@article{Hanzelov1999SpeciesOP,
  title={Species of Proteocephalus Weinland, 1858 (Cestoda: Proteocephalidae), parasites of coregonid and salmonid fishes from North America: taxonomic reappraisal.},
  author={V. Hanzelov{\'a} and T. Scholz},
  journal={The Journal of parasitology},
  year={1999},
  volume={85 1},
  pages={
          94-101
        }
}
  • V. Hanzelová, T. Scholz
  • Published 1999
  • Biology, Medicine
  • The Journal of parasitology
  • A taxonomic study of species of Proteocephalus Weinland, 1858 (Cestoda: Proteocephalidae), from coregonid and salmonid fishes in North America, based largely on their type specimens, was carried out. None of the taxa studied possesses obvious autapomorphies that would justify its validity. On the contrary, all species share the following diagnostic features typical of Proteocephalus longicollis (Zeder, 1800) (syn. Proteocephalus exiguus La Rue, 1911), a polymorphic and widely distributed… CONTINUE READING
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