jimmau at lmdlabs.com
Thu Jul 18 11:43:12 EST 1996
John L. Payton wrote:
> At the risk of starting yet another round of definitions, I would be
> interested in learning the consensus regarding the concept of organisms which
> seem to be parasites of their own species. Can a creature be a parasite of
> its own species? If not, why not?
> Please apply this question to:
> The anglerfish Photocorynus spiniceps.
> The marine worm Bonella.
> The nematode Trichosomoides crassicauda.
> The blook fluke Schistosoma haematobium.
> John Payton
> not even a biologist, but interested in this issue all the same
> Dear John
Does your question include humans... ?
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