Journal article

Tapeworms (Cestoda: Proteocephalidae) of Australian reptiles: hidden diversity of strictly host-specific parasites

Alain De Chambrier, Ian Beveridge, Tomas Scholz

Zootaxa | MAGNOLIA PRESS | Published : 2018

University of Melbourne Researchers


Awarded by National Science Foundation

Awarded by Institute of Parasitology, BC CAS, Ceske Budejovic

Funding Acknowledgements

The authors are indebted to an anonymous reviewer for valuable comments, to Leslie Chisholm, the late Ian Whittington (Adelaide), Lester Cannon (Brisbane), David I. Gibson, Eileen Harris (London), David Spratt (Canberra), Sven Bostrom (Stockholm), Karin Sindemark (Goteborg), and Melissa Hewitt (Perth) for loan of comparative material; the late Susan Lim Lee-Hong (Kuala Lumpur), Matthew Bonnett (Adelaide), Ian Brant (Toowoomba), Peter Canty (Adelaide), Sophie de Chambrier (Geneva), Patrick J. Couper (Brisbane), Craig Eddie (Roma, Queensland), Russell Hobbs (Perth), and Andrew Kelly (Brisbane) for their contribution in providing samples, help or permits for this work. We are also grateful to Janik Pralong for technical help and Gilles Roth (both Geneva) for finalising the drawings. This project was supported in part by the National Science Foundation (PBI award Nos. 0818696 and 0818823) and the Institute of Parasitology, BC CAS, Ceske Budejovice (RVO: 60077344). The senior author is deeply indebted to the Donation Georges et Antoine Claraz for supporting this study. Stay of T. S. in Stockholm was supported by the project (SYNTHESYS Program of the EU). Australian Permits: Victoria permit No. 10002292, File No. FF380381; Queensland permit No. WWISP01411603; South Australia Adelaide, project 25/2003, permit No. M24506 2.