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Hoberg, E. P. (1991). Alcataenia atlantiensis n. sp. (Dilepididae) from the razorbill (Alca torda Linnaeus) in the eastern North Atlantic basin. Systematic Parasitology. Volume 20, Issue 2, pp 83-88.
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Hoberg, E. P.
1991
Alcataenia atlantiensis n. sp. (Dilepididae) from the razorbill (Alca torda Linnaeus) in the eastern North Atlantic basin
Systematic Parasitology
Volume 20, Issue 2, pp 83-88
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A new species of Alcataenia is described from razorbills Alca torda Linnaeus from the southern region of the North Sea in the coastal waters of Belgium. It differs from known species of the genus in having 1820 rostellar hooks measuring 6374 m in length. Other attributes include a cirrus-sac 145228 m in length, 3649 testes and a vitelline gland measuring 114202 59112 m. This is the first species of Alcataenia described from razorbills and appears to be the only member of the genus which is endemic to the North Atlantic basin.
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