Heptamegacanthus niekerki Spencer Jones, 1990 (type species)

Halajian, Ali, Smales, Lesley R., Tavakol, Sareh, Smit, Nico J. & Wilmien J. Luus-Powell,, 2018, Checklist of acanthocephalan parasites of South Africa, ZooKeys 789, pp. 1-18: 1

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.789.27710

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:9C50AE22-CD06-478C-B81A-D74E5F0E384D

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/A38B9CD7-0BD5-BD93-1811-88AB474FCE2C

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scientific name

Heptamegacanthus niekerki Spencer Jones, 1990 (type species)
status

 

Heptamegacanthus niekerki Spencer Jones, 1990 (type species) 

Host.

Chrysospalax trevelyani  ( Günther, 1875) (Giant Golden Mole) ( Chrysochloridae  ) (type host).

Locality.

Nqadu Forest, Transkei, Eastern Cape Province, South Africa (type locality) ( Spencer Jones 1990).

Type specimens.

Holotype male BMNH 1988.2480; allotype female BMNH 1988.2481; paratypes BMNH 1988.2482-2491.