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Fauna of India and the Adjacent Countries: Acanthocephala

Flora / Fauna

Series: Fauna of India and the Adjacent Countries

By: K Vanamala Naidu (Author)

638 pages, 317 illustrations

Zoological Survey of India

Paperback | Jan 2012 | #209072 | ISBN-13: 9788181713018
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About this book

This volume is an attempt to put together all the information available in literature of Acanthocephala. Out of 1250 species known from all over the world, this work deals with 348 species of these parasites occurring in the Indian subcontinent. These 348 species belonging to 65 genera, 18 families, 8 orders, 3 classes of which description and figures are provided for 339 species.


Contents

Introduction

1. Family Apororhynchidae shipley, 1899
2. Family Gigantorhynchidae Hamann, 1892
3. Family Moniliformidae Van Cleave, 1924
4. Family Oligacanthorhynchidae Southwell and macfie, 1925
5. Genus Nephridiacanthus Meyer 1931
6. Genus Oligacanthorhychus Travassos, 1915
7. Genus Echinopardalis Travassos 1918
8. Genus Prosthenorchis Travassos, 1915
9. Genus Arhythmacanchus Yamaguti, 1935
10. Genus Gorgorhynchoides Cable and Linderoth, 1963
11. Genus Euzetacanthus Golvan and Huin, 1964
12. Genus Paracanthocephaloides Golvan, 1969
13. Genus Cavisoma Van cleave, 1931
14. Genus Filisoma Van Cleave, 1928
15. Genus Pseudocavisoma Golvan and Houin, 1964
16. Genus Neorhadinorhynchus Yamaguti, 1939. Subfamily Diplosentinae Golvan and Houin, 1963
17. Genus Diplosentis Tubangui and Masilungan, 1937
18. Genus Acanthocephalus Koelreuther, 1771
19. Genus Echinorhynchus Zoega in Muller, 1776
20. Genus Pseudocanthocephalus Petrotschenko, 1058
21. Genus Frilloechinorhychus Bhattacharya, 2007. Subfamily Circinatechnorhynchinae Bhattacharya, 2007
22. Genus Circinatechinorhynchus Bhattacharya, 2007. Subfamily Yamagutisentinae Golvan, 1969
23. Genus Yamagutisentis Golvan, 1969
24. Genus Metechinorthynchus Petrotschenko, 1956. Subfamily Heteracanthocephalinae Ptrotschenko, 1956
25. Genus Bullockrhynchus Chandra, Rao and Shyamasundari, 1985
26. Genus Hypoechinorhynchus Yamaguti, 1939
27. Genus Goacanthus Gupta and Jain, 1980
28. Genus Indorhynchus Golvan, 1969
29. Genus Metarhadinorhynchus Yamaguti, 1959
30. Genus Pseudorhadinorhychus Achmeroy and Dombrowskaja Achmerova, 1941
31. Genus Telosentis Van Cleave, 1923
32. Genus Longicollum Yamaguti, 1935
33. Genus Paralongicollum Amin, Bauer and Sidorov, 1991
34. Genus Pomphorhynchus Monticelli, 1905
35. Genus Tenuiproboscis Yamaguti, 1935. Subfamily Gorgorhynchinae Van Cleave and Lincicome, 1940
36. Genus Cleaveius Subramanian, 1927
37. Genus Micracanthorhynchina Strand, 1936. Subfamily Rhadinorhynchinae Luhe, 1911
38. Genus Raorhynchus Tripathi, 1959
39. Genus Rhadinorhynchus Luhe, 1911
40. Genus Neogorgorhynchoides Gupta, V. and Fatma, 1987. Subfamily Serrasentinae petrotschenko, 1956
41. Genus Serrasentis Van Cleave, 1923
42. Genus Centrorhynchus Luhe, 1911
43. Genus Sphaerirostris Golvan, 1956. Subfamily Plagiorhynchinae Meyer, 1931
44. Genus Plagiorhynchus Luhe, 1911
45. Genus Prosthorhynchus Kostylew, 1915. Subfamily Porrorchinae Golvan, 1956
46. Genus Lueheia Travassos, 1920
47. Genus Owifordia Schmidt and Kuntz, 1967
48. Genus Porrorchis Fukui, 1929
49. Genus Pseudolueheia Schmidt and Kuntz, 1967
50. Genus Arhythmorhynchus Luhe, 1911
51. Genus Southwellina Witenberg, 1932, redescribed by Schmidt, 1972
52. Genus Bolbosoma Porta, 1908
53. Genus Filicollis Luhe, 1911
54. Genus Polymorphus Luhe, 1911. Subfamily Pallisentinae
55. Genus Acanthogyrus Thapar, 1927
56. Genus Acanthosentis Verma and Datta, 1929
57. Genus Pallisentis Van Cleave, 1928
58. Genus Raosentis Datta, 1947. Subfamily Quadrigyrinae Van Cleave, 1920
59. Genus Quuadrigyrus Van Cleave, 1920. Subfamily Gracilisentinae Petrotschenko, 1956
60. Genus Gracilisentis Van Cleave, 1919. Subfamily Neoechinorhynchinae Travassos, 1926
61. Genus Dispiron Bilqees, 1970
62. Genus Neoechinorhynchus Stiles and Hassall, 1905
63. Genus Paraechinorhynchus Bilqees and Khan, 1983
64. Genus Octospinifer Van Cleave, 1919
65. Genus Zeylanechinorhynchus Fernando and Furtudo, 1963

References
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