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Fauna Sinica: Invertebrata, Volume 22: Platyhelminthes: Monogenea [Chinese]

Flora / FaunaIdentification Key

Series: Fauna Sinica: Invertebrata Volume: 22

Wu Baohua(Author), Long Suo(Author), Wang Weijun(Author) et al

758 pages, 2 plates with b/w photos; 598 b/w line drawings

Science Press

Hardback | Dec 2000 | #134974 | ISBN: 7030076095
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Language: Chinese with English summary and scientific nomenclature

This volume deals with 584 species of parasitic monogenetic trematodes found on freshwater and migratory fishes in China. A detailed taxonomic description of the main characteristics is given for every one of the 584 species, which belong to 8 families and 37 genera, including a series of taxonomic keys to all taxa and notes on 42 new species. The geographical distribution of these species, subdivided into 5 regions and 12 subregions, and the formation of this fauna are discussed and analysed in a general description. A survey of research history, classification system, the morphology, biology, and ecology of Monogenea, as well as economic relevance are also included in the general description.

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