Macracanthorhynchus

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Macracanthorhynchus

(mak'ră-kan'thō-ring'kŭs),
A genus of giant thorny-headed worms (class Acanthocephala).
[macro- + G. akantha, thorn, + rhynchos, snout]
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Morphological measurements and characteristics of the mounted everted specimen are identical to the everted cystacanths of Macracanthorhynchus ingens (Linstow 1879) Meyer 1933, described by Elkins & Nickol (1983) and consistent with the cystacanth description by Moore (1946).
Macracanthorhynchus ingens in reptile paratenic hosts has only been reported from southern Louisiana.
The epizootiology of Macracanthorhynchus ingens in Louisiana.
Macracanthorhynchus ingens from raccoons in Maryland.
Studies on the life history and development of Macracanthorhynchus ingens Meyer 1933, with a redescription of the adult worm.
On 21 August 1993 a single adult specimen of the acanthocephalan Macracanthorhynchus ingens (Oligacanthorhychidae) was collected in Manhattan, Kansas.
Macracanthorhynchus ingens from a child in Texas (USA).
Studies on the life history and development of Macracanthorhynchus ingens Meyer, 1933, with a redescription of the adult worm.