KNOTS (CALIDRIS-CANUTUS) FROM GERMANY AND SOUTH-AFRICA PARASITIZED BYTREMATODE CYCLOCOELUM MUTABILE

Citation
Lg. Underhill et al., KNOTS (CALIDRIS-CANUTUS) FROM GERMANY AND SOUTH-AFRICA PARASITIZED BYTREMATODE CYCLOCOELUM MUTABILE, Journal fur Ornithologie, 135(2), 1994, pp. 236-239
Citations number
25
Language
INGLESE
art.tipo
Article
Categorie Soggetti
Ornithology
Journal title
ISSN journal
0021-8375
Volume
135
Issue
2
Year of publication
1994
Pages
236 - 239
Database
ISI
SICI code
0021-8375(1994)135:2<236:K(FGAS>2.0.ZU;2-T
Abstract
Two Knots, among 88 dissected, contained the trematode Cyclocoelum mut abile. One represents the first record of this trematode from the Afro tropics. Both birds showed retardation of moult, and it is possible th at such parasites have an indirect lethal effect, and that they affect breeding performance of this migrant wader with a tight annual schedu le.