Acanthocephalus


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Acanthocephalus

/Acan·tho·ceph·a·lus/ (-sef´ah-lus) a genus of parasitic worms (phylum Acanthocephala).

Acanthocephalus

a genus of thorny-headed worms of the family Echinorhynchinae. Includes A. jacksoni (in trout).
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They found that the intensity of phenotypic changes induced by the acanthocephalan Acanthocephalus lucii varied between seasons, but experimental exposure to different temperatures did not change parasitic manipulation intensity of host behavior.
Component population study of Acanthocephalus tumescens (Acanthocephala) in fishes from Lake Moreno, Argentina.
Effect of Acanthocephalus lucii infection on total mercury concentrations in muscle and gonads offish host (Percafluviatilis).
Redescription of Acanthocephalus tumescens (Von Linstow, 1896) (Palaeacanthocephala: Echinorhynchidae) in Galaxias maculatus (Pisces: Galaxiidae) in Patagonia (Argentina).
1942 Acanthocephala Acanthocephalus Aplodinotus Intestine Bangham & dirus grunniens Venard, 1942 Leptorhynchoides Micropterus Intestine Venard, thecatus salmoides 1940 Macroacanthorhynchus Procyon lotor Intestine Cole & ingens Shoop, 1987 Neoehinorhynchus Trachemys scripta Intestine Barger, chrysemydis 2004 N.
Intestinal fish parasites as heavy metal bioindicator: a comparison between Acanthocephalus lucii (palaeacanthocephala) and the zebra mussel, Dreissena polymorpha.
77%) of the fish was infected with Acanthocephalus sp.
Acanthocephalus lutzi (Von Linstow, 1896) Meyer, 1931 (cysthacanth).
1978); and Asellus intermedius infected by Acanthocephalus dirus (Camp and Huizinga 1979).
Comparative study of lead accumulation in different organs of perch (Perca fluviatilis) and its intestinal parasite Acanthocephalus lucii.