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- Scholz, Tomáš, et al. Show all 4 Authors
- Parasitology research 2019 v.118 no.6 pp. 1761-1783
- Morelia viridis; Proteocephalidae; Varanus nebulosus; Varanus salvator; eggs; host specificity; neotypes; new species; paraphyly; surveys; tapeworms; testes; zoos; Australia; Cambodia; Malaysia; Sri Lanka; Vietnam
- ... A morphological and molecular phylogenetic study of proteocephalid tapeworms of the genus Acanthotaenia von Linstow, 1903, parasites of monitors (Varanidae), was carried out. The type species, A. shipleyi von Linstow, 1903, which was originally described based on an immature specimen from Sri Lanka, is redescribed based on new material from the type host, Varanus salvator, in Sri Lanka, Malaysia, ...