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Acanthocephalans are attractive candidates as model organisms for studying the ecology and co-evolutionary history of parasitic… Expand The palaeacanthocephalan Plagiorhynchus cylindraceus is a common intestinal parasite of passerine birds, which can also occur… Expand The Palaeacanthocephala is traditionally represented by 2 orders, Echinorhynchida and Polymorphida, with 10 and 3 families… Expand The internal transcribed spacers (ITS-1 and ITS-2) of the ribosomal RNA gene of Pomphorhynchus laevis (Zoega in Müller, 1776… Expand Chub experimentally infected with the acanthocephalan parasite Pomphorhynchus laevis were exposed to 0.01 mg l(-1) Pb(2+) over 5… Expand The phylogeny of the Syndermata (Rotifera: Monogononta, Bdelloidea, Seisonidea; Acanthocephala: Palaeacanthocephala… Expand This experimental study assessed the role of the microhabitat in the uptake of metals by adult acanthocephalans. We examined the… Expand The status and composition of the Diplosentidae Tubangui et Masiluñgan, 1937 are reviewed. The type species of the type genus… Expand Abstract. Acanthocephala (thorny-headed worms) is a phylum of endoparasites of vertebrates and arthropods, included among the… Expand Phylogenetic relationships within the Acanthocephala have remained unresolved. Past systematic efforts have focused on creating… Expand