The first record of Drepanidotaenia lanceolata (Bloch, 1782) larva in Arctodiaptomus spinosus (Daday, 1891) Diaptomidae in Yugoslavia
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The cercocystis larva of the tapeworm Drepanidotaenia lanceolata was found in Arctodiaptomus spinosus. This cercocystis larva has not been found in an intermediate host in Yugoslavia so far. It is 130-140 mu m long, and 100-110 mu pm wide; has a characteristic appendage at the anterior part and a very long curved tail at the posterior part. The adult tapeworm parasitizes intestines of the birds: Anseriformes, Gaviformes, Podicepediformes, Cyconiiformes and Galliformes.
Source:Helminthologia, 1997, 34, 1, -54