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Keys to the Cestode Parasite of V

Keys to the Cestode Parasite of V

By: Lotfi Khalil (editor), Rodney Bray (editor), Arlene Jones (editor)Hardback

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Most previous publications on the classification of tapeworms (cestodes) have been based on compilations from the literature and are now dated. Thus there is a real need for up-to-date keys based on the re-examination of specimens and on a re-evaluation of the characters employed in cestode taxonomy. This book fulfils this need and provides keys to enable specialists and non-specialists to identify cestodes to generic level. The keys are dichotomous and are based largely on morphological characters. The authors have re-examined many specimens, including type specimens where possible. As a result, the keys reflect new ideas and have lead to reappraisals of cestode taxonomy, particularly at family and generic level, with many reallocations and synonymies. The authors include 19 international authorities from the UK, USA, Australia, Brazil, France, Norway, Italy, Switzerland, Poland, Bulgaria and the Ukraine. The book includes approximately 1700 illustrations and is a standard work on tapeworm identification and will be indispensable for parasitologists.


1: Key to the orders of the cestoda, A Jones, R A Bray, and L F Khalil2: Order Amphilinidea, D I Gibson3: Order Gyrocotylidea, D I Gibson4: Order Spathebothriidea, D I Gibson5: Order Caryophyllidea, J S Mackiewicz6: Order Diphyllidea, L F Khalil7: Order Trypanorhyncha, R A Campbell and I Beveridge8: Order Tetraphyllidea, L Euzet9: Order Lecanicephalidea, L Euzet10: Order Pseudophyllidea, R A Bray, A Jones and K I Anderson11: Order Haplobothriidea, A Jones12: Order Nippotaeniidea, R A Bray13: Order Proteocephalidea, A A Rego14: Order Tetrabothriidea, E P Hoberg15: Order Cyclophyllidea. Key to families, A Jones, R A Bray and L F Khalil16: Family Mesocestoididae, R L Rausch17: Family Anoplocephalidae, I Beveridge18: Family Catenotaeniidae, J C Quentin19: Family Nematotaeniidae, M K Jones20: Family Progynotaeniidae, L F Khalil21: Family Acoleidae, L F Khalil22: Family Dioecocestidae, A Jones23: Family Amabiliidae, A Jones24: Family Davaineidae, A Jones and R A Bray25: Family Dilepididae, F V Bona26: Family Dipylidiidae, A Jones27: Family Paruterinidae, B B Georgiev and V V Kornyushin28: Family Metadilepididae, V V Kornyushin and B B Georgiev29: Family Hymenolepididae, B Czaplinski and C Vaucher30: Family Taeniidae, R L Rausch31: Lists of genera, A Jones, R A Bray and L F Khalil

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  • ISBN13: 9780851988795
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 768
  • ID: 9780851988795
  • ISBN10: 0851988792

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