Encyclopedia of Parasitology

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| Editors: Heinz Mehlhorn

Allochthony

  • Heinz Mehlhorn
Living reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-27769-6_111-2

The Greek terms allos = foreign and cthonos = home/place are used to characterize species which invade a new region/new hosts and often do not stay.

Keywords

Greek Term 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institut für Zoomorphologie, Zellbiologie und ParasitologieHeinrich-Heine-UniversitätDüsseldorfGermany