Wardium canarisi n. sp. (Cestoda: Hymenolepididae) parasite de Arenaria melanocephala (Aves: Charadrii) d'Alaska

@article{Kinsella2000WardiumCN,
  title={Wardium canarisi n. sp. (Cestoda: Hymenolepididae) parasite de Arenaria melanocephala (Aves: Charadrii) d'Alaska},
  author={Mike J. Kinsella and St{\'e}phane Deblock},
  journal={Systematic Parasitology},
  year={2000},
  volume={46},
  pages={227-234}
}
The authors describe and illustrate Wardium canarisi n. sp. (Cestoda: Hymenolepididae), an intestinal parasite of Arenaria melanocephala (Aves: Charadrii) from Alaska, characterised by a strobila 20–40 mm long, 10 aploparaksoid hooks 19–21 μm long, a short cylindrical cirrus (40 μm) covered with very minute spines (0.2 μm), and a short (8–18 μm) and extremely narrow (1 μm) copulatory vagina. These characters have no equivalent, even approximate, among the 27 species of Wardium parasitic in the… CONTINUE READING