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Bolbosoma balaenae (Gmelin, 1790) Porta, 1908

147793  (

Echinorhynchus balaenae Gmelin, 1790 · unaccepted (Superseded combination)
Sipunculus lendix · unaccepted (synonym)
Not documented
Gibson, D.; Wayland, M. (2021). World List of marine Acanthocephala. Bolbosoma balaenae (Gmelin, 1790) Porta, 1908. Accessed through: RAS (Eds.) (2021) Register of Antarctic Species at: on 2024-02-24
RAS (Eds.) (2024). Register of Antarctic Species. Bolbosoma balaenae (Gmelin, 1790) Porta, 1908. Accessed at: on 2024-02-24
2005-03-22 08:52:58Z
2008-03-21 13:35:35Z
2019-09-12 12:54:33Z

basis of record Wülker, G.; Schuurmans Stekhoven Jr., J.H. (1933). Acanthocephala. <i>The fauna of the North Sea and Baltic</i>, 24(6.e). Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft: Leipzig, Germany. 64 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Check list of Antarctic and Subantarctic Acanthocephala by Krzysztof Zdzitowiecki. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Shiel, R.; Smales, L.; Sterrer, W.; Duggan, I.C.; Pichelin, S.; Green, J.D. (2009). Phylum Gnathifera: lesser jaw worms, rotifers, thorny-headed worms, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 137-158. [details]   

additional source Lehnert, K.; Poulin, R.; Presswell, B. (2019). Checklist of marine mammal parasites in New Zealand and Australian waters. <em>Journal of Helminthology.</em> 93(06): 649-676., available online at [details]   

additional source Gregori, M.; Aznar, F.; Abollo, E.; Roura, Á.; González, Á.; Pascual, S. (2012). Nyctiphanes couchii as intermediate host for the acanthocephalan Bolbosoma balaenae in temperate waters of the NE Atlantic. <em>Diseases of Aquatic Organisms.</em> 99(1): 37-47., available online at [details]   

additional source Bennett, J.; Poulin, R.; Presswell, B. (2022). Annotated checklist and genetic data for parasitic helminths infecting New Zealand marine invertebrates. <em>Invertebrate Biology.</em> 141(3): e12380., available online at [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

redescription Santoro, M.; Palomba, M.; Gili, C.; Marcer, F.; Marchiori, E.; Mattiucci, S. (2021). Molecular and morphological characterization of Bolbosoma balaenae (Acanthocephala: Polymorphidae), a neglected intestinal parasite of the fin whale Balaenoptera physalus. <em>Parasitology.</em> 1-10., available online at [details]   
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