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Abstract

SAO CLEMENTE, Sergio Carmona de  and  GOMES, Delir Corrêa. Dasyrhynchus pacificus Robinson, 1965 (Trypanorhyncha: Dasyrhynchidae) description of the adult form. Mem. Inst. Oswaldo Cruz [online]. 1989, vol.84, n.1, pp. 113-116. ISSN 0074-0276.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0074-02761989000100020.

One out of four specimens of sharks, Carcharhinus brachyurus (Günther, 1860), captured off the southern Brazilian Coast, harboured cestodes identified as Dasyrhynchus pacificus Robinson, 1965, of which the adult form is now described and referred as ocurring in Brazil.

Keywords : Dasyrhynchus pacificus; Trypanorhyncha; Dasyrhynchidae; adult form; Carcharhinus brachyurus; shark; Brazil.

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