cestoda

Summary

Summary: A subclass of segmented worms comprising the tapeworms.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Diversity and distribution of fish tapeworms of the "Bothriocephalidea" (Eucestoda)
    R Kuchta
    Institute of Parasitology, Biology Centre, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic and Faculty of Science, University of South Bohemia, Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic
    Parassitologia 49:129-46. 2007
  2. pmc The genomes of four tapeworm species reveal adaptations to parasitism
    Isheng J Tsai
    Parasite Genomics, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge CB10 1SA, UK
    Nature 496:57-63. 2013
  3. ncbi Patterns of parasite aggregation in the wild European rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus)
    B Boag
    Department of Biology, University of Stirling, Stirling FK9 4LA, UK
    Int J Parasitol 31:1421-8. 2001
  4. ncbi Infection by Dipylidium caninum in an infant
    Claudia P Molina
    Department of Pathology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston 77555 0588, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 127:e157-9. 2003
  5. ncbi Paraphyly of the Pseudophyllidea (Platyhelminthes: Cestoda): circumscription of monophyletic clades based on phylogenetic analysis of ribosomal RNA
    J Brabec
    Institute of Parasitology, Biology Centre of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, and Faculty of Biological Sciences, University of South Bohemia, Branisovska 31, 370 05 Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic
    Int J Parasitol 36:1535-41. 2006
  6. ncbi Intact glycans from cestode antigens are involved in innate activation of myeloid suppressor cells
    L Gomez-Garcia
    Unidad de Biomedicina, Facultad de Estudios Superiores Iztacala, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico UNAM, Mexico
    Parasite Immunol 27:395-405. 2005
  7. ncbi Developmental inflexibility of larval tapeworms in response to resource variation
    Daniel P Benesh
    Department of Evolutionary Ecology, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology, August Thienemann Strasse 2, 24306 Plön, Germany
    Int J Parasitol 40:487-97. 2010
  8. ncbi Activity of the nematophagous fungi Pochonia chlamydosporia, Duddingtonia flagrans and Monacrosporium thaumasium on egg capsules of Dipylidium caninum
    Juliana Milani Araujo
    Departamento de Veterinaria, Universidade Federal de Vicosa, Vicosa MG, PH Holfs S N, Cep 3657000, Brazil
    Vet Parasitol 166:86-9. 2009
  9. pmc Growth and ontogeny of the tapeworm Schistocephalus solidus in its copepod first host affects performance in its stickleback second intermediate host
    Daniel P Benesh
    Department of Evolutionary Ecology, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology, August Thienemann Strasse 2, 24306 Plön, Germany
    Parasit Vectors 5:90. 2012
  10. ncbi Evidence for strategic egg production in a hermaphroditic cestode
    C Wedekind
    Abteilung Verhaltensökologie, Universitat Bern, Hinterkappelen, Switzerland
    Parasitology 117:373-82. 1998

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  1. ncbi Diversity and distribution of fish tapeworms of the "Bothriocephalidea" (Eucestoda)
    R Kuchta
    Institute of Parasitology, Biology Centre, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic and Faculty of Science, University of South Bohemia, Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic
    Parassitologia 49:129-46. 2007
    ..demonstrated the invalidity of the Pseudophyllidea, a long-term recognised order of tapeworms (Platyhelminthes: Cestoda), typical in possessing two dorsoventrally situated attachment organs called bothria...
  2. pmc The genomes of four tapeworm species reveal adaptations to parasitism
    Isheng J Tsai
    Parasite Genomics, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge CB10 1SA, UK
    Nature 496:57-63. 2013
    Tapeworms (Cestoda) cause neglected diseases that can be fatal and are difficult to treat, owing to inefficient drugs...
  3. ncbi Patterns of parasite aggregation in the wild European rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus)
    B Boag
    Department of Biology, University of Stirling, Stirling FK9 4LA, UK
    Int J Parasitol 31:1421-8. 2001
    ..Myxomatosis had a marked effect on helminth distribution with substantially less aggregation in rabbits showing clinical signs of the disease...
  4. ncbi Infection by Dipylidium caninum in an infant
    Claudia P Molina
    Department of Pathology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston 77555 0588, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 127:e157-9. 2003
    ..To our knowledge, this is the first case to be reported in the American pathology literature during the last 36 years (MEDLINE database, 1966-2002)...
  5. ncbi Paraphyly of the Pseudophyllidea (Platyhelminthes: Cestoda): circumscription of monophyletic clades based on phylogenetic analysis of ribosomal RNA
    J Brabec
    Institute of Parasitology, Biology Centre of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, and Faculty of Biological Sciences, University of South Bohemia, Branisovska 31, 370 05 Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic
    Int J Parasitol 36:1535-41. 2006
    Phylogenetic relationships of cestodes of the order Pseudophyllidea (Platyhelminthes: Cestoda) were examined using sequences of complete small subunit and partial (D1-D3 region) large subunit nuclear rDNA of members of all ..
  6. ncbi Intact glycans from cestode antigens are involved in innate activation of myeloid suppressor cells
    L Gomez-Garcia
    Unidad de Biomedicina, Facultad de Estudios Superiores Iztacala, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico UNAM, Mexico
    Parasite Immunol 27:395-405. 2005
    ..Together with previous studies on nematode and trematode parasites, our data support the hypothesis that glycans can be involved on a similar pathway in the immunoregulation by helminths...
  7. ncbi Developmental inflexibility of larval tapeworms in response to resource variation
    Daniel P Benesh
    Department of Evolutionary Ecology, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology, August Thienemann Strasse 2, 24306 Plön, Germany
    Int J Parasitol 40:487-97. 2010
    ..For S. solidus, there were large cross-environment genetic correlations for development, suggesting there may be genetic constraints on the evolution of developmental plasticity...
  8. ncbi Activity of the nematophagous fungi Pochonia chlamydosporia, Duddingtonia flagrans and Monacrosporium thaumasium on egg capsules of Dipylidium caninum
    Juliana Milani Araujo
    Departamento de Veterinaria, Universidade Federal de Vicosa, Vicosa MG, PH Holfs S N, Cep 3657000, Brazil
    Vet Parasitol 166:86-9. 2009
    ..The results demonstrated that P. chlamydosporia was in vitro effective against capsules and eggs of D. caninum, and can be considered as a potential biological control agent for this helminth...
  9. pmc Growth and ontogeny of the tapeworm Schistocephalus solidus in its copepod first host affects performance in its stickleback second intermediate host
    Daniel P Benesh
    Department of Evolutionary Ecology, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology, August Thienemann Strasse 2, 24306 Plön, Germany
    Parasit Vectors 5:90. 2012
    ..Using the tapeworm Schistocephalus solidus, we evaluated how parasite size, age, and ontogeny in the copepod first host interact to determine performance in the stickleback second host...
  10. ncbi Evidence for strategic egg production in a hermaphroditic cestode
    C Wedekind
    Abteilung Verhaltensökologie, Universitat Bern, Hinterkappelen, Switzerland
    Parasitology 117:373-82. 1998
    ..The observed phenotypic plasticity in the reproduction of S. solidus is discussed within 4 evolutionary frameworks: local mate competition adjusted for hermaphrodites, the hermaphrodite's dilemma, bet-hedging, and sib-competition...
  11. ncbi Added resolution among ordinal level relationships of tapeworms (Platyhelminthes: Cestoda) with complete small and large subunit nuclear ribosomal RNA genes
    Andrea Waeschenbach
    DC1 712, Parasitic Worms Division, Department of Zoology, The Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, UK
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 45:311-25. 2007
    ..1940-2228bp) for 26 ingroup and 3 outgroup taxa in an attempt to provide an improved ordinal phylogeny for the Cestoda. Ten lsrDNA and seven ssrDNA sequences were generated from new taxa and 13 existing partial lsrDNA sequences were ..
  12. ncbi The divergent roles of alternatively activated macrophages in helminthic infections
    J L Reyes
    Laboratory of Immunoparasitology, Unidad de Biomedicina, Facultad de Estudios Superiores Iztacala, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico
    Parasite Immunol 29:609-19. 2007
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  13. ncbi Population study of Atractolytocestus huronensis (Cestoda: Caryophyllidea), an invasive parasite of common carp introduced to Europe: mitochondrial cox1 haplotypes and intragenomic ribosomal ITS2 variants
    Eva Bazsalovicsová
    Parasitological Institute, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Hlinkova 3, 040 01 Kosice, Slovakia
    Parasitol Res 109:125-31. 2011
    ..Divergent ITS2 copies were mostly induced by different numbers of short repetitive motifs within the sequences, allowing their assortment into two ITS2 variants...
  14. ncbi Karyotype, chromosomal characteristics of multiple rDNA clusters and intragenomic variability of ribosomal ITS2 in Caryophyllaeides fennica (Cestoda)
    Martina Orosová
    Parasitological Institute, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Hlinkova 3, Kosice, Slovakia
    Parasitol Int 59:351-7. 2010
    ..These results contribute to recently published evidence for the intraindividual ribosomal ITS sequence variability in basal tapeworms with multiple rDNA loci and imply that both phenomena may be mutually linked...
  15. ncbi Ultrastructure of the early gravid uterus of Corallobothrium fimbriatum (Cestoda: Proteocephalidea)
    David Bruce Conn
    Department of Invertebrate Zoology, Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, 26 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Parasitol Res 105:989-96. 2009
    ..Based on this one proteocephalidean species, we discerned no pattern that would distinguish between Proteocephalidea and Cyclophyllidea based on uterine structure...
  16. ncbi Five new species of Acanthobothrium (Cestoda: Tetraphyllidea) from an unusual species of Himantura (Rajiformes: Dasyatidae) from northern Australia
    Carrie A Fyler
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Connecticut, Unit 3043, 75 N Eagleville Rd, Storrs, Connecticut 06269 3043, USA
    Folia Parasitol (Praha) 56:107-28. 2009
    ..7-11.3% among species pairs. Bayesian, Likelihood and Parsimony phylogenetic analyses of these data for these nine species indicate that the five new species parasitizing Himantura sp. are generally not each others' closest relatives...
  17. ncbi Proemotobothrium n. g. (Cestoda: Trypanorhyncha), with the redescription of P. linstowi (Southwell, 1912) n. comb. and description of P. southwelli n. sp
    I Beveridge
    Department of Veterinary Science, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Syst Parasitol 48:223-33. 2001
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  18. ncbi Mitochondrial genetic code in cestodes
    M Nakao
    Department of Parasitology, Asahikawa Medical College, Hokkaido, Japan
    Mol Biochem Parasitol 111:415-24. 2000
    ..Based on these results, we propose that the flatworm mitochondrial code should be modified for cestodes, particularly, in an initiating methionine codon (GUG) and a terminating codon (UAA)...
  19. ncbi Delayed selfing in relation to the availability of a mating partner in the cestode Schistocephalus solidus
    Solveig Schjørring
    Department of Evolutionary Ecology, Max Planck Institute for Limnology, D 24306 Plon, Germany
    Evolution 58:2591-6. 2004
    ..This delay is partly compensated for by a later higher egg production, although singly breeding cestodes still pay a cost of overall lower egg production...
  20. ncbi Ultrastructure of the spermatozoon of Bothriocephalus claviceps (Cestoda, Pseudophyllidea): a parasite of Anguilla anguilla (Fish, Teleostei)
    Cheikh Tidiane Bâ
    Laboratory of Parasitology, Department of Animal Biology, Faculty of Sciences and Techniques, Cheikh Anta Diop University of Dakar, Dakar, Senegal
    Parasitol Res 101:77-83. 2007
    ..The presence of an apical cone of the electron dense material has never, to our knowledge, been reported in the Pseudophyllidea. In addition, we show for the first time the existence of a crested body in the Bothriocephalidae...
  21. ncbi Early intrauterine embryonic development in Khawia sinensis Hsü, 1935 (Cestoda, Caryophyllidea, Lytocestidae), an invasive tapeworm of carp (Cyprinus carpio): an ultrastructural study
    Magdaléna Bruňanská
    Parasitological Institute, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Hlinkova 3, 040 01 Kosice, Slovak Republic
    Parasitol Res 110:1009-17. 2012
    ..sinensis and that of a recent introduction of another invasive tapeworm, the caryophyllidean Atractolytocestus huronensis Anthony, 1958 to Europe; and (2) the affiliation of caryophyllideans with other lower cestodes, are discussed...
  22. ncbi A comparison of coprological, serological and molecular methods for the diagnosis of horse infection with Anoplocephala perfoliata (Cestoda, Cyclophyllidea)
    Donato Traversa
    Department of Comparative Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Teramo, Italy
    Vet Parasitol 152:271-7. 2008
    Anoplocephala perfoliata (Cestoda, Cyclophyllidea), the commonest intestinal tapeworm of horses, can cause colic, intussusceptions, ileal impactions and intestinal perforations. Common diagnostic techniques for A. perfoliata infection, i...
  23. ncbi Scolex morphology of Proteocephalus tapeworms (Cestoda: Proteocephalidae), parasites of freshwater fish in the Palaearctic Region
    T Scholz
    Institute of Parasitology, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic
    Folia Parasitol (Praha) 45:27-43. 1998
    ..The taxa more easily distinguishable from congeners on the basis of their scolex morphology were P. cernuae, P. macrocephalus, P. osculatus, P. percae and P. torulosus. The taxonomic importance of the scolex is discussed...
  24. ncbi When to go: optimization of host switching in parasites with complex life cycles
    Katrin Hammerschmidt
    Department of Evolutionary Ecology, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology, Plon, Germany
    Evolution 63:1976-86. 2009
    ..Our results show that these manipulated behavioral changes are adaptive for S. solidus, rather than an artifact, as they maximize parasite fitness...
  25. ncbi Differences in adult egg output of Schistocephalus solidus from singly- and multiply-infected sticklebacks
    M Dorucu
    Faculty of Fisheries Science, Firat University, Turkey
    J Parasitol 93:1521-3. 2007
    ..We discuss our results in terms of recent studies examining strategic egg production in helminths...
  26. ncbi Outcrossing increases infection success and competitive ability: experimental evidence from a hermaphrodite parasite
    Mira Christen
    Department of Evolutionary Ecology, Max Planck Institute of Limnology, August Thienemann Strasse 2, 24306 Plön, Germany
    Evolution 56:2243-51. 2002
    ..This advantage of outcrossing became apparent only in the competitive situation, in which superior abilities of parasites to extract limiting resources from the host become crucial...
  27. ncbi The consequences of self-fertilization and outcrossing of the cestode Schistocephalus solidus in its second intermediate host
    M Christen
    Max Planck Institute of Limnology, Department of Evolutionary Ecology, August Thienemann Strasse 2, 24306 P1ön, Germany
    Parasitology 126:369-78. 2003
    ..Nevertheless, total worm weight in multiply infected fish was significantly lower than in singly infected ones, which thus might be a parasite life-history strategy...
  28. pmc Evolutionary implications of the adaptation to different immune systems in a parasite with a complex life cycle
    Katrin Hammerschmidt
    Max Planck Institute for Limnology, Department of Evolutionary Ecology, August Thienemann Strasse 2, 24306 Plön, Germany
    Proc Biol Sci 272:2511-8. 2005
    ..These worm variants were less harmful for the fish host likely due to reduced costs of an activated innate immune system. These findings substantiate the impact of both hosts' immune systems on parasite performance and virulence...
  29. ncbi Sandonella sandoni (Lynsdale, 1960), an enigmatic and morphologically unique cestode parasitic in the osteoglossiform fish Heterotis niloticus in Africa
    Alain de Chambrier
    Département des Invertébrés, Muséum d Histoire Naturelle, P O Box 6434, CH 1211 Genève 6, Switzerland
    J Parasitol 94:202-11. 2008
    ....
  30. pmc What are the evolutionary constraints on larval growth in a trophically transmitted parasite?
    Daniel P Benesh
    Department of Evolutionary Ecology, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology, Plon, Germany
    Oecologia 162:599-608. 2010
    ..The commonly assumed constraints on larval growth and development were not observed in this system, so it remains unclear what prevents worms from exploiting their intermediate hosts more aggressively...
  31. ncbi Molecular systematic analysis of the order Proteocephalidea (Eucestoda) based on mitochondrial and nuclear rDNA sequences
    M P Zehnder
    Institut de Zoologie, Universite de Neuchatel, Switzerland
    Int J Parasitol 29:1841-52. 1999
    ..Palaearctic Proteocephalus species nevertheless constituted a well-defined clade. The two genes globally yielded compatible results; however, the nuclear ribosomal gene provided a better resolution of relations among Proteocephalidea...
  32. ncbi Cestodes (Caryophyllidea) of the stinging catfish Heteropneustes fossilis (Siluriformes: Heteropneustidae) from Asia
    Anirban Ash
    Institute of Parasitology, Biology Centre of Academy of Sciences of Czech Republic and Faculty of Science, University of South Bohemia, Branisovska 31, 370 05 Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic
    J Parasitol 97:899-907. 2011
    ..Siluriformes: Heteropneustidae) has been reported to harbor as many as 19 species of caryophyllidean tapeworms (Cestoda) of 11 genera in tropical Asia (Indomalayan zoogeographical region)...
  33. ncbi Tapeworms (Cestoda: Caryophyllidea), parasites of Clarias batrachus (Pisces: Siluriformes) in the Indomalayan region
    Anirban Ash
    Institute of Parasitology, Biology Centre of Academy of Sciences of Czech Republic and Faculty of Science, University of South Bohemia, Branisovska 31, 370 05 Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic
    J Parasitol 97:435-59. 2011
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  34. ncbi Complex life cycles: why refrain from growth before reproduction in the adult niche?
    Daniel P Benesh
    Department of Evolutionary Ecology, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology, August Thienemann Strasse 2, 24306 Plön, Germany
    Am Nat 181:39-51. 2013
    ..These results are consistent with the idea that a massive larval size can make adult growth superfluous, and we discuss whether this likely applies to other complex life cycle taxa with nonfeeding, nongrowing adults...
  35. ncbi Histopathological reactions of the blue shark, Prionace glauca, to postlarvae of Hepatoxylon trichiuri (Cestoda: Trypanorhyncha: Hepatoxylidae) in relationship to scolex morphology
    R A Campbell
    Department of Biology, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth 02747 2300, USA
    Folia Parasitol (Praha) 45:47-52. 1998
    ..SEM examination of the scolex of H. trichiuri postlarvae revealed fused pairs of bothridia within infolded muscular lateral rims, porose tegument devoid of microtriches and a bilateral plane of symmetry in the tentacular armature...
  36. ncbi Larval gryporhynchid tapeworms (Cestoda: Cyclophyllidea) of British freshwater fish, with a description of the pathology caused by Paradilepis scolecina
    C F Williams
    Environment Agency, Bromholme Lane, Brampton, Cambridgeshire, England, UK
    J Helminthol 86:1-9. 2012
    ..The small size of these tapeworms and their encapsulation within host tissues appear to limit the severity of pathology, compared with parasites that insert their rostellum during attachment...
  37. ncbi Three new species of Echinobothrium (Cestoda: Diphyllidea) from Indo-Pacific stingrays of the genus Pastinachus (Rajiformes: Dasyatidae)
    Roman Kuchta
    Institute of Parasitology, Biology Centre of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic and Faculty of Science, University of South Bohemia, Branisovska 31, 370 05 Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic
    Folia Parasitol (Praha) 57:185-96. 2010
    ..Macrobothridium djeddensis and Macrobothridium sinensis are transferred to Echinobothrium. In addition, Echinobothrium deeghai is considered as a species inquirenda...
  38. pmc Histological damage and inflammatory response elicited by Monobothrium wageneri (Cestoda) in the intestine of Tinca tinca (Cyprinidae)
    Bahram Sayyaf Dezfuli
    Department of Biology and Evolution, University of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy
    Parasit Vectors 4:225. 2011
    ..Most literature relating to Monobothrium wageneri Nybelin, 1922, a common intestinal cestode of tench, for example, has focused on aspects of its morphology rather than on aspects of the host-parasite interaction...
  39. ncbi Adding resolution to ordinal level relationships of tapeworms (Platyhelminthes: Cestoda) with large fragments of mtDNA
    Andrea Waeschenbach
    Department of Zoology, Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, UK
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 63:834-47. 2012
    The construction of a stable phylogeny for the Cestoda, indicating the interrelationships of recognised orders and other major lineages, has proceeded iteratively since the group first received attention from phylogenetic systematists...
  40. ncbi No effect of a parasite on reproduction in stickleback males: a laboratory artefact?
    U Candolin
    Department of Biology, University of Turku, Finland
    Parasitology 122:457-64. 2001
    ..The favourable conditions in the laboratory exclude factors such as predation risk, social interactions, and fluctuating environmental conditions that may use up resources in the field and mediate the effect of the parasite...
  41. ncbi Substitution saturation and nuclear paralogs of commonly employed phylogenetic markers in the Caryophyllidea, an unusual group of non-segmented tapeworms (Platyhelminthes)
    Jan Brabec
    Institute of Parasitology, Biology Centre of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, University of South Bohemia, Czech Republic
    Int J Parasitol 42:259-67. 2012
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  42. ncbi Trace element concentrations in Proteocephalus macrocephalus (Cestoda) and Anguillicola crassus (Nematoda) in comparison to their fish host, Anguilla anguilla in Ria de Aveiro, Portugal
    C Eira
    CESAM and Departamento de Biologia, Universidade de Aveiro, Campus de Santiago 3810 193 Aveiro, Portugal
    Sci Total Environ 407:991-8. 2009
    ..The system P. macrocephalus/A. anguilla is proposed as another promising bioindicator system to evaluate environmental Cr, Ni, Pb and Zn exposure in estuarine areas where both species co-occur...
  43. ncbi Cytogenetics and chromosomes of tapeworms (Platyhelminthes, Cestoda)
    Marta Spakulová
    Parasitological Institute, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Kosice, Slovakia
    Adv Parasitol 74:177-230. 2011
    Tapeworms (Cestoda, Platyhelminthes) are a highly diversified group of parasites that can have significant veterinary importance as well as medical impact as disease agents of human alveococcosis, hydatidosis, taeniosis/cysticercosis/..
  44. ncbi Histochemistry of glycoconjugates in mucous cells of Salmo trutta uninfected and naturally parasitized with intestinal helminths
    G Bosi
    Department of Veterinary Sciences and Technologies for Food Safety, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Milan, via Trentacoste n 2, 20134 Milan, Italy
    Dis Aquat Organ 64:45-51. 2005
    ..Our study is the first quantitative report on the effects of intestinal helminths on the density of mucous cells and mucus composition in a fish species...
  45. ncbi Evolutionary relationships of sibling tapeworm species (Cestoda) parasitizing teleost fishes
    O Verneau
    Laboratoire de Parasitologie Comparée, Universite de Montpellier II, France
    Mol Biol Evol 14:630-6. 1997
    ..ITS1) were used to investigate phylogenetic relationships among seven host-specific Bothriocephalus parasites (Cestoda, Pseudophyllidae)...
  46. ncbi Evidence for the co-existence of separate strains or species of Ligula in Lough Neagh, Northern Ireland
    P D Olson
    Department of Zoology, The National History Museum, Cromwell Road, London, UK
    J Helminthol 76:171-4. 2002
    LIGULA (Cestoda: Pseudophyllidea) infections in gudgeon (Gobio gobio) and roach (Rutilus rutilus) differ markedly in the pathology that is observed in the host, particularly with respect to a tissue response and the extent of inhibition ..
  47. ncbi Optimal growth strategies of larval helminths in their intermediate hosts
    G A Parker
    Population and Evolutionary Biology Research Group, School of Biological Sciences, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
    J Evol Biol 16:47-54. 2003
    ..Growth under competition appears comparable with "the tragedy of the commons", much analysed in social sciences. Our LHS prediction suggests that evolution generates a solution that seems cooperative but is actually selfish...
  48. pmc Who is in control of the stickleback immune system: interactions between Schistocephalus solidus and its specific vertebrate host
    Jörn Peter Scharsack
    Department of Evolutionary Ecology, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology, August Thienemann Strasse 2, 24306 Plön, Germany
    Proc Biol Sci 274:3151-8. 2007
    ..We here suggest that the late activation of the innate immune system interferes with the neuroendocrine system, which mediates reduced predation avoidance behaviour and so facilitates the transmission to the final host...
  49. ncbi The infectivity, growth, and virulence of the cestode Schistocephalus solidus in its first intermediate host, the copepod Macrocyclops albidus
    C Wedekind
    Abteilung Verhaltensökologie, Zoologisches Institut, Universitat Bern, Hinterkappelen, Switzerland
    Parasitology 115:317-24. 1997
    ..An infection with S. solidus was also strongly linked with host reproduction: infected females were more likely to bear an egg sac at the end of the experiment than non-infected ones. These egg sacs, however, contained fewer eggs...
  50. ncbi The three-spined stickleback-Schistocephalus solidus system: an experimental model for investigating host-parasite interactions in fish
    I Barber
    Department of Biology, University of Leicester, University Road, Leicester LE1 7RH, UK
    Parasitology 137:411-24. 2010
    ..Here we introduce the host and the parasite, review the major findings of these recent experimental infection studies and identify further aspects of host parasite interactions that might be investigated using the system...
  51. ncbi To avoid or eliminate: cestode infections in copepods
    I T Van der Veen
    Department of Evolutionary Ecology, Max Planck Institute for Limnology, Plon, Germany
    Parasitology 124:465-74. 2002
    ..This indicates that the crucial interactions between host and parasite determining the outcome of infection takes place in the short time-period between ingestion and penetration of the gut-wall...
  52. ncbi Geography and host specificity: two forces behind the genetic structure of the freshwater fish parasite Ligula intestinalis (Cestoda: Diphyllobothriidae)
    Wafa Bouzid
    Laboratoire Evolution et Diversité Biologique, U M R CNRS UPS 5174, Universite Paul Sabatier, 118 route de Narbonne, F 31062 Toulouse Cedex 4, France
    Int J Parasitol 38:1465-79. 2008
    ..Although the ITS2 sequences were found to display considerable intragenomic variability, their relationships were generally in good agreement with the topology derived from mitochondrial genes...
  53. ncbi Lethal invasive cestodiasis in immunosuppressed patients
    Peter D Olson
    Parasitic Worms Division, Department of Zoology, Natural History Museum, London, United Kingdom
    J Infect Dis 187:1962-6. 2003
    ..A prior report of this case nearly 30 years ago, based on tissue examination, had suggested that the parasite was a sparganum...
  54. ncbi Three new species of Rhinebothrium (Cestoda: Tetraphyllidea) from the freshwater whipray, Himantura chaophraya, in Malaysian Borneo
    Claire J Healy
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut 06269 3043, USA
    J Parasitol 92:364-74. 2006
    ..Each of the new species was examined with light and scanning electron microscopy. Two of the new species possess cilia on their bothridia, which have not previously been reported for members of this genus...
  55. ncbi Resistance against heterogeneous sequential infections: experimental studies with a tapeworm and its copepod host
    J Kurtz
    Department of Evolutionary Ecology, Max Planck Institute of Limnology, August Thienemann Str 2, 24306 Plön, Germany
    J Helminthol 80:199-206. 2006
    ..The effect of parasitic heterogeneity on host immunity is therefore complex, potentially involving increased cross-protection on the one hand, with higher costs of raising a more heterogeneous immune response on the other...
  56. ncbi Seasonal occurrence of the tapeworm Proteocephalus longicollis and its transmission from copepod intermediate host to fish
    V Hanzelová
    Parasitological Institute, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Hlinkova 3, 04001 Kosice, Slovak Republic
    Parasitol Res 91:130-6. 2003
    ..Overall transmission potential of P. longicollis was low, with only about 9% of juvenile specimens reaching maturity in common whitefish...
  57. ncbi Occurrence of Atractolytocestus huronensis (Cestoda, Caryophyllaeidae) in German pond-farmed common carp Cyprinus carpio
    A Kappe
    Institute of Parasitology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Leipzig, An den Tierkliniken 35, 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    Dis Aquat Organ 70:255-9. 2006
    ..Although in most cases no clinical alterations in parasitized carp have been observed, care should be taken to avoid further dissemination and to prevent possible losses in commercial pond farming...
  58. ncbi A redescription of Arostrilepis horrida (Linstow, 1901) and descriptions of two new species from Palaearctic microtine rodents, Arostrilepis macrocirrosa sp. n. and A. tenuicirrosa sp. n. (Cestoda: Hymenolepididae)
    Arseny A Makarikov
    Institute of Ecology of Nature Research Centre, Akademijos 2, Vilnius 08412, Lithuania
    Folia Parasitol (Praha) 58:108-20. 2011
    ..Hymenolepis neurotrichi Rausch, 1962, which had been placed in Arostrilepis by Mas-Coma and Tenora (1997), does not correspond to the generic diagnosis and is considered a species incertae sedis...
  59. ncbi Taxonomic revision of Rhinebothroides (Eucestoda: Tetraphyllidea: Phyllobothriidae), parasites of neotropical freshwater stingrays (Rajiformes: Myliobatoidei: Potamotrygonidae)
    Fernando P L Marques
    Departamento de Zoologia, Instituto de Biociencias, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Caixa Postal 11461, Sao Paulo, SP 05422 970, Brazil
    J Parasitol 89:994-1017. 2003
    ..freitasi (syn. R. circularisi and R. venezuelensis), R. glandularis (syn. R. mclennanae), R. moralaurai, and R. scorzai. We provide a taxonomic review of the genus, 8 additional host records, 7 new localities, and an identification key...
  60. ncbi A new species of Acanthobothrium (Cestoda: Tetraphyllidea: Onchobothriidae) from the ocellate river stingray, Potamotrygon motoro (Chondrichthyes: Potamotrygonidae), in Argentina
    Verónica A Ivanov
    Laboratorio de Helmintologia, Departamento de Biodiversidad y Biologia Experimental, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Ciudad Universitaria, Pabellon II, Piso 4, Lab 52 C1428EHA, Argentina
    J Parasitol 91:390-6. 2005
    ..The discovery of a new species of Acanthobothrium from a potamotrygonid extends our understanding of the diversity of the genus in freshwater stingrays in South America...
  61. ncbi Schistocephalus cotti n. sp. (Cestoda: Pseudophyllidea) plerocercoids from bullheads Cottus gobio L. in an Arctic river in Finland, with a key to the plerocercoids of the Palaearctic species of the genus
    J C Chubb
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, L69 7ZB, UK
    Syst Parasitol 65:161-70. 2006
    ..Cross-infection experiments and molecular studies are recommended to further elucidate the interrelationships between the various species of Schistocephalus...
  62. ncbi The response of intestinal mucous cells to the presence of enteric helminths: their distribution, histochemistry and fine structure
    B S Dezfuli
    Department of Biology and Evolution, University of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy
    J Fish Dis 33:481-8. 2010
    ..The cytoplasm was observed to possess numerous electron dense and lucent vesicles, in addition to well-developed rough endoplasmic reticulum, Golgi apparatus and a few round mitochondria...
  63. ncbi Histopathological changes caused by the metacestodes of Neogryporhynchus cheilancristrotus (Wedl, 1855) in the gut of the gibel carp, Carassius gibelio
    K Molnar
    Veterinary Medical Research Institute, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, H 1581 Budapest, Hungary
    Acta Vet Hung 53:45-52. 2005
    ..Around the worms, congested capillaries and formation of macrophages were seen in the lysed connective tissue...
  64. ncbi Reciprocal effects between host phenotype and pathogens: new insights from an old problem
    Simon Blanchet
    UMR, CNRS Université Paul Sabatier, Toulouse, France
    Trends Parasitol 25:364-9. 2009
    ..Finally, we outline technical avenues for explicitly considering reciprocal effects in the future and discuss their fundamental and applied implications...
  65. ncbi Anindobothrium n. gen. (Eucestoda: Tetraphyllidea) inhabiting marine and freshwater potamotrygonid stingrays
    F P Marques
    University of Toronto, Department of Zoology, Ontario, Canada
    J Parasitol 87:666-72. 2001
    ....
  66. ncbi Scolex morphology of monozoic cestodes (Caryophyllidea) from the Palaearctic Region: a useful tool for species identification
    Mikuláš Oros
    Parasitological Institute, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Hlinkova 3, 040 01 Kosice, Slovakia
    Folia Parasitol (Praha) 57:37-46. 2010
    A comparative study of the scoleces of caryophyllidean tapeworms (Cestoda: Caryophyllidea), parasitic in cypriniform fishes in the Palaearctic Region, was carried out using light and scanning electron microscopy...
  67. ncbi The phylogeny of diphyllobothriid tapeworms (Cestoda: Pseudophyllidea) based on ITS-2 rDNA sequences
    Flora J Logan
    Institute of Parasitology, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic and Faculty of Biological Sciences, University of South Bohemia, Branisovska 31, 370 05 Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic
    Parasitol Res 94:10-5. 2004
    ..Our results indicate the necessity for a taxonomic revision of the family Diphyllobothriidae...
  68. ncbi A new species of tetraphyllidean (Cestoda) from the Largespot River stingray, Potamotrygon falkneri (Potamotrygonidae: Chondrichthyes), from the Parana basin
    Adriana Menoret
    Laboratorio de Helmintologia, Departamento de Biodiversidad y Biologia Experimental, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Ciudad Universitaria, Pabellon II, Piso 4, Lab 52, C1428EHA, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    J Parasitol 95:994-9. 2009
    Rhinebothrium paranaensis n. sp. (Tetraphyllidea: Cestoda) is described from the freshwater stingray Potamotrygon falkneri collected in the Colastiné River, a tributary to the Lower Parana River in Argentina...
  69. ncbi Intestinal helminths of freshwater stingrays in southeastern Peru, and a new genus and two new species of cestode
    Florian B Reyda
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, The University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut 06269 3043, USA
    J Parasitol 94:684-99. 2008
    ..The known numbers of genera and species of tetraphyllidean cestodes parasitizing neotropical freshwater stingrays are now 6 and 22, respectively...
  70. ncbi A new species of Rhinebothroides Mayes, Brooks & Thorson, 1981 (Cestoda: Tetraphyllidea) from the ocellate river stingray in Argentina, with amended descriptions of two other species of the genus
    Verónica A Ivanov
    Laboratorio de Helmintologia, Departamento de Biodiversidad y Biologia Experimental, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Ciudad Universitaria, Pabellon II, Piso 4, C1428EHA, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Syst Parasitol 58:159-74. 2004
    ..mclennanae and R. glandularis, the absence of microtriches in the genital atrium, intraspecific variation of bothridial shape and ovarian shape...
  71. ncbi Castration of female ninespine stickleback by the pseudophyllidean cestode Schistocephalus pungitii: evolutionary significance and underlying mechanism
    David C Heins
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, 400 Lindy Boggs Center, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana 70118, USA
    J Parasitol 96:206-8. 2010
    ..Castration in infected adult-size female ninespine stickleback appears to be the result of adaptive manipulation of host energy allocation by the parasite, but it could result from an energy budget readily influenced by parasitism...
  72. ncbi A new species of Potamotrygonocestus Brooks & Thorson, 1976 (Eucestoda: Tetraphyllidea) from Plesiotrygon iwamae Rosa, Castello & Thorson (Mylliobatoidea: Potamotrygonidae) and a redescription of Potamotrygonocestus chaoi Marques, Brooks & Ara
    N M Luchetti
    Departamento de Zoologia IB, Laboratório de Helmintologia Evolutiva, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Rua do Matão tv 14, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Syst Parasitol 70:131-45. 2008
    ..Additional data on the distribution and morphology of the microtriches and a detailed description of the female reproductive system are also provided in this study...
  73. ncbi Altered host behaviour: manipulation or energy depletion in tapeworm-infected copepods?
    K Franz
    Max Planck Institute of Limnology, Department of Evolutionary Ecology, Plon, Germany
    Parasitology 125:187-96. 2002
    ..reduced escaping ability and an increased level of general activity, when infected with Schistocephalus solidus (Cestoda). This facilitates predation by the subsequent host, the three-spined stickleback...
  74. ncbi A new anoplocephalid (Cestoda: Cyclophyllidea) from Gallotia atlantica (Reptilia, Lacertidae) in the Canary Islands, Spain
    Pilar Foronda
    Instituto Universitario de Enfermedades Tropicales y Salud Pública de Canarias, University of La Laguna, Avda Astrofísico Fco Sánchez s n, 38203, Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain
    J Parasitol 95:678-80. 2009
    ..Gallotia spp. are endemic to the Canary Islands. This is the first report of an adult cestode species in this lizard...
  75. ncbi Unified terminology for cestode microtriches: a proposal from the International Workshops on Cestode Systematics in 2002-2008
    Lenta Chervy
    University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut 06269 3043, USA
    Folia Parasitol (Praha) 56:199-230. 2009
    ..Each type of microthrix variation is defined and illustrated with one or more scanning electron micrographs. An indication of the taxa in which each of the microthrix forms is found is also provided...
  76. ncbi Proposal for a new tapeworm order, Rhinebothriidea
    Claire J Healy
    Department of Natural History, Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Parasitol 39:497-511. 2009
    ..The new order includes at least 13 genera. Intraordinal relationships were determined to be insufficiently stable to justify the formal reorganization of rhinebothriidean families at this time...
  77. ncbi Surface carbohydrate composition of a tapeworm in its consecutive intermediate hosts: individual variation and fitness consequences
    Katrin Hammerschmidt
    Department of Evolutionary Ecology, Max Planck Institute for Limnology, August Thienemann Strasse 2, D 24306 Plon, Germany
    Int J Parasitol 35:1499-507. 2005
    ..e. infectivity and growth. Surface sugar composition may thus be a proximate correlate of the evolutionarily relevant variability in infectivity and virulence of parasites in different hosts...
  78. ncbi Simultaneous hermaphrodites reproducing in pairs self-fertilize some of their eggs: an experimental test of predictions of mixed-mating and Hermaphrodite's Dilemma theory
    A Luscher
    Department of Evolutionary Ecology, Max Planck Institute of Limnology, Plon, Germany
    J Evol Biol 16:1030-7. 2003
    ....
  79. ncbi Characterization of the mitochondrial genome of Diphyllobothrium latum (Cestoda: Pseudophyllidea) - implications for the phylogeny of eucestodes
    J K Park
    Department of Parasitology, College of Medicine, Chungbuk National University Cheongju, Chungbuk 361 763, Republic of Korea
    Parasitology 134:749-59. 2007
    ..The complete mitochondrial genome provides a wealth of genetic markers which could be useful for identifying different life-cycle stages and for investigating their population genetics, ecology and epidemiology...
  80. ncbi Cestode systematics: any progress?
    J Mariaux
    University of Neuchatel, Department of Parasitology, Switzerland
    Int J Parasitol 26:231-43. 1996
    ..A synergism linking morphological and molecular characters and phylogenetic approaches to analysis provides a firm foundation for rapid and seminal advances in the elucidation of relationships among the Eucestoda...
  81. ncbi Vitellocytes and vitellogenesis in cestodes in relation to embryonic development, egg production and life cycle
    Z Swiderski
    W Stefanski Institute of Parasitology, Polish Academy of Sciences, 51 55 Twarda Street, 00 818, Warsaw, Poland
    Int J Parasitol 30:805-17. 2000
    ..Within the Cestoda, there are three monozoic taxa with only one set of genital organs: Amphilinidea, Gyrocotylidea and ..
  82. ncbi Interplay of host specificity and biogeography in the population structure of a cosmopolitan endoparasite: microsatellite study of Ligula intestinalis (Cestoda)
    J Stefka
    University of South Bohemia and Institute of Parasitology, Biology Centre AS CR, Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic
    Mol Ecol 18:1187-206. 2009
    ..However, despite the high mobility, large bodies of salt water prevent the parasite from long-distance migrations, as was demonstrated in an example of the Mediterranean Sea which represented an effective barrier to gene flow...
  83. ncbi Schistocephalus solidus: establishment of tapeworms in sticklebacks--fast food or fast lane?
    Katrin Hammerschmidt
    Department of Evolutionary Ecology, Max Planck Institute for Limnology, August Thienemann Strasse 2, D 24306 Plon, Germany
    Exp Parasitol 116:142-9. 2007
    ..Once exposed, the underlying tegument with microtriches might serve to facilitate migration of the parasite into the body cavity...
  84. ncbi Molecular cloning of genes encoding oncosphere proteins reveals conservation of modular protein structure in cestode antigens
    Charles Gauci
    Molecular Parasitology Laboratory, The University of Melbourne, Princes Highway, Werribee, 3030, Vic, Australia
    Mol Biochem Parasitol 127:193-8. 2003
    ..Identification of structural conservation of genes encoding antigenic proteins across several taeniid species suggests that the encoded proteins play important roles in host infection and parasite survival...
  85. ncbi Genetic variation in the mitochondrial cytochrome c oxidase subunit 1 within three species of Progamotaenia (Cestoda: Anoplocephalidae) from macropodid marsupials
    M Hu
    Department of Veterinary Science, The University of Melbourne, Werribee, Victoria 3030, Australia
    Parasitology 130:117-29. 2005
    ..Comparison of genetic relationships of cestodes with the phylogeny of their hosts revealed examples of colonization (P. zschokkei in M. agilis) and of host switching (P. zschokkei in M. dorsalis)...
  86. ncbi Interrelationships and evolution of the tapeworms (Platyhelminthes: Cestoda)
    P D Olson
    Parasitic Worms Division, Department of Zoology, The Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London, SW7 5BD, United Kingdom
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 19:443-67. 2001
    Interrelationships of the tapeworms (Platyhelminthes: Cestoda) were examined by use of small (SSU) and large (LSU) subunit ribosomal DNA sequences and morphological characters...
  87. ncbi Human Bertiella studeri (family Anoplocephalidae) infection of probable Southeast Asian origin in Mauritian children and an adult
    S Bhagwant
    Department of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science, University of Mauritius, Reduit, Republic of Mauritius
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 70:225-8. 2004
    ..studeri and provide a correct diagnosis. The case reports indicate gastrointestinal disturbances in human bertiellosis. Human infection with Bertiella studeri is reported for the first time in a Mauritian adult...
  88. ncbi The first human infection with Bertiella studeri in Vietnam
    Le Thi Xuan
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, HCMC School of Medicine and Pharmacy, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 34:298-300. 2003
    ..Niclosamide (Yomesan) 1 gram was prescribed, and then albendazole (Zentel) 400mg daily for 3 days. Proglottids were found in the feces three months after the first treatment, and 1 month after the second course...
  89. ncbi Bertiella studeri infection: resistance to niclosamide
    S D Gallella
    Lady Ridgeway Children s Hospital, Colombo 8, Sri Lanka
    Ceylon Med J 49:65. 2004
  90. ncbi Morphology of Bertiella studeri (Blanchard, 1891) sensu Stunkard (1940) (Cestoda: Anoplocephalidae) of human origin and a proposal of criteria for the specific diagnosis of bertiellosis
    M T Galan-Puchades
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Valencia, Burjassot Valencia, Spain
    Folia Parasitol (Praha) 47:23-8. 2000
    ..studeiri and Bertiella mucronata (Meyner, 1895), or additional species may be affecting humans...
  91. ncbi Ligula intestinalis infection as a potential source of bias in the bioindication of endocrine disruption in the European chub Leuciscus cephalus
    M Schabuss
    Institute for Aquatic Ecotoxicology, University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    J Helminthol 79:91-4. 2005
    ..For plasma vitellogenin levels, L. intestinalis infections can result in false oestrogen-negative diagnoses in male and female fish...
  92. ncbi Parasites grow larger in faster growing fish hosts
    Iain Barber
    Institute of Biological Sciences, University of Wales Aberystwyth, Edward Llwyd Building, Penglais Campus, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion SY23 3DA, Wales, UK
    Int J Parasitol 35:137-43. 2005
    ..Faster growing hosts therefore apparently provide ideal environments for growing parasites. This finding has important implications for ecology and aquaculture...
  93. ncbi The taxonomic status of Spatulifer cf. maringaensis Pavanelli & Rego, 1989 (Eucestoda: Proteocephalidea) from Sorubim lima (Bloch & Schneider) (Pisces: Siluriformes), and the use of the microthrix pattern in the discrimination of Spatulifer spp
    Nathalia J Arredondo
    Departamento de Biodiversidad y Biologia Experimental, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Ciudad Universitaria, Pabellon II, C1428EHA Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Syst Parasitol 70:223-36. 2008
    ..cf. maringaensis with S. maringaensis...
  94. ncbi A new triaenophorid tapeworm from blackfish Centrolophus niger
    Roman Kuchta
    Faculty of Science, University of South Bohemia and Institute of Parasitology, Biology Centre of the Czech Academy of Sciences, Branisovska 31, 370 05 Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic
    J Parasitol 94:500-4. 2008
    ..Milanella most closely resembles Bathycestus Kuchta and Scholz, 2004, Pistana Campbell and Gartner, 1982, and Probothriocephalus Campbell, 1979, differing mainly in the shape of proglottids and uterine sac...
  95. ncbi Morphometric analysis of four species of Eubothrium (Cestoda: Pseudophyllidea) parasites of salmonid fish: an interspecific and intraspecific comparison
    V Hanzelová
    Parasitological Institute, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Hlinkova 3, 040 01 Kosice, Slovakia
    Parasitol Int 54:207-14. 2005
    ..salvelini host populations) and is therefore considered to be a trait of the highest discriminative power in the subset of four Eubothrium species...
  96. ncbi Parasitism in fish--an endocrine modulator of ecological relevance?
    Markus Hecker
    Institute of Hydrobiology and Fishery Science, University of Hamburg, Zeiseweg 9, 22765 Hamburg, Germany
    Aquat Toxicol 72:195-207. 2005
    ....
  97. ncbi Spermiogenesis in the proteocephalidean cestode Proteocephalus torulosus (Batsch, 1786)
    M Bruňanská
    Institute of Parasitology, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Branisovska 31, 370 05 Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic
    Parasitol Res 90:318-24. 2003
    ..The nucleus elongates and when both flagella are fused with the MCP, the nucleus subsequently migrates into the MCP. Finally, the advanced spermatids detach from a condensing residual cytoplasm at the level of the arching membranes...
  98. ncbi [Indigenous microflora associated with the tegument of Triaenophorus nodulosus (Cestoda) and the intestine of its pike host]
    Zh V Korneva
    Parazitologiia 40:535-46. 2006
    ..Thus, there is a normal indigenous microflora in cestodes, associated with the tegumental surface. This symbiotic microflora has specific morphological features and provides the balance of relations in the parasite-host system...
  99. ncbi Aspects of the ecology of the Asian tapeworm, Bothriocephalus acheilognathi Yamaguti, 1934 in yellowfish in the Vaal Dam, South Africa
    A Bertasso
    Department of Zoology, University of Johannesburg, Auckland Park, South Africa
    Onderstepoort J Vet Res 72:207-17. 2005
    ..The maximum and minimum mean intensity and abundance values in largemouth yellowfish were recorded in autumn and spring, respectively. In addition, the prevalence of B. acheilognathi was consistently high in all four seasons...
  100. ncbi Two new species of Pseudochristianella Campbell & Beveridge, 1990 (Cestoda: Trypanorhyncha) from elasmobranch fishes from the Gulf of California, Mexico
    R A Campbell
    Department of Biology, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, North Dartmouth, Massachusetts, USA
    Parasite 13:275-81. 2006
    Pseudochristionella elegantissima sp. nov. (Cestoda: Trypanorhyncha) is described from the spiral valves of the rays Dasyatis brevis (Garman, 1880) and D. longus (Garman, 1880), from the Gulf of California, Mexico. Also described is P...
  101. ncbi First record of Bothriocephalus acheilognathi in the Rio Grande with comparative analysis of ITS2 and V4-18S rRNA gene sequences
    Megan G Bean
    Department of Biology, Aquatic Station, Texas State University San Marcos, 601 University Drive, San Marcos, Texas 78666, USA
    J Aquat Anim Health 19:71-6. 2007
    ..Its occurrence also might affect the success of reintroducing the Rio Grande silvery minnow Hybognathus amarus, which is federally listed as endangered, in this portion of the Rio Grande...

Research Grants6

  1. Testing mechanisms of parasite-mediated selection on MHC genetic diversity
    JILLIAN TIKKA DETWILER; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This knowledge will provide perspective on the significance of genetic variation at the MHC to the overall health of natural populations. ..
  2. Cellular and Molecular Mediators of Hantavirus Infection
    Sabra Klein; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  3. DROSOPHILA SENSORY NEURON DEVELOPMENT
    Volker Hartenstein; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..We expect that the results of these proposed aims will apply to neural development widely (in particular to vertebrates) because the high degree of conservation between morphogenetic processes shaping animal brains. ..
  4. Ecosystem disturbance and multiscale transmission of a zoonotic wildlife pathogen
    Philip Craig; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  5. DROSOPHILA SENSORY NEURON DEVELOPMENT
    Volker Hartenstein; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  6. Genetic Control of Intestinal Stem Cells in the Drosophila Hindgut
    Volker Hartenstein; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..abstract_text> ..