Zeitschrift für Parasitenkunde

, Volume 21, Issue 3, pp 207–211

On Echinorhynchotaenia tritesticulata Fuhrmann, 1909 (Cestoda: Dilepididae), with remarks on its relationship

  • Ather H. Siddiqi

DOI: 10.1007/BF00260232

Cite this article as:
Siddiqi, A.H. Z. F. Parasitenkunde (1962) 21: 207. doi:10.1007/BF00260232


Echinorhynchotaenia tritesticulata is briefly redescribed and an emmended generic diagnosis is provided. Its affinities and geographical distribution are noted. Echinorhynchotaenia lucknowensisSingh, 1956 is reduced to synonymy with E. tritesticulata. The genus Echinorhynchotaenia now includes only two species: E. tritesticulata and E. furcouterina.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ather H. Siddiqi
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  1. 1.From the Section of ParasitologyDepartment of Zoology Aligarh Muslim UniversityAligarhIndia

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