One family and 4 genera are newly introduced. All currently known 254 trypanorhynch species are presented within this classification, including an identification key to the species level, and complete descriptions and redrawn illustrations from the published literature. Where deemed necessary, original data has been added for better species identification. 27 new species are described, and 4 new genera are introduced.
A first summary of the trypanorhynch fauna of Indonesia is given, including over 200 host-parasite records. A parasite-host list including 3950 single records and a host-parasite checklist including 1250 different vertebrate and invertebrate host species complete the information. The text is illustrated with over 1250 drawings and 630 photographs.