Parasitology

Parasitological collection contains 450 helmint species: 280 species of liver flukes, 100 species of tapeworms, 60 species of eelworms and 11 acanthocephalans.

The majority of specimens are kept as microscopic section (17 000 examples), the rest of material is kept as spirit dissection (10 000 examples).

 

The collection includes holotypes of two newly described helmint species for science. 150 species were firstly confirmed in region of Czech Republic. The only comparable collection of helmint’s in Czech Republic is located in the Institute of Parasitology of Academy of Science in České Budějovice.

 

Collected material was used to publication of more than 80 scientific papers published in journals in Great Britain, Germany, Poland, Austria, Slovakia and United States.

 

Euparadistomum - preparát


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