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By C. R. Kennedy

Acanthocephalans, or spiny-headed worms, are endoparasites present in just about all marine, freshwater and terrestrial structures. They infect a massive variety of definitive and intermediate hosts in the course of their lifestyles cycles, together with either vertebrates and arthropods. This quantity, first released in 2006, examines the distribution and abundance of the Acanthocephala, and makes use of this ecological details to bare the group's huge, immense survival good fortune. It discusses how the acanthocephalans have advanced in a different way to all different teams of parasites, and signify a different and replacement pathway of parasite evolution and host parasite-interactions. Written for graduate scholars and researchers in parasitology, ecology and zoology or somebody attracted to examining approximately parasite ecology and evolution.

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