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ACANTHOCEPHALA (thorny-headed worms)

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Amin, O.M., 1987 Key to the families and subfamilies of Acanthocephala, with the erection of a new class (Polyacanthocephala) and a new order (Polyacanthorhynchida)
Avery, R.A., 1974 (parasites of selected hosts) Identification of Animal Parasites
van Cleave, 1923 A key to the genera of Acanthocephala

Freshwater Fish

Key to the parasites of British freshwater fish: Key to the parasites of British freshwater fish

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