Thorny-headed worms

Redescription of Hebesoma violentum Van Cleave, 1928 (Acanthocephala: Neoechinorhynchidae)

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:1992
Authors:O. M. Amin
Journal:Journal of ParasitologyJ. PARASITOL.
Pagination:30 - 33
Date Published:1992///
ISBN Number:00223395 (ISSN)
Keywords:Acanthocephala, animal, article, China, Female, Fishes, helminth, Male, morphology, nonhuman, species description, taxonomy

Hebesoma violentum Van Cleave, 1928, is redescribed from 155 paratypes from Van Cleave's original 1921 and 1923 collections in China. The present distribution of H. violentum in China and the Soviet Union is reported and the uncertain status of Hebesoma derosum Gupta and Jain, 1973, examined.

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