Strongyles and my silly SIG (fwd)

Charles T. Faulkner ctfaulkn at
Sat May 24 22:43:32 EST 1997

On 15 May 1997, Richard Speare wrote:

> I think hookworms are
> now more comfortably being placed with the trichostrongyles, rather than
> the strongyles. But this may be heresy, and better confirmed by a more
> astute taxonomist. 
	what is the rational for this? hookworms
migrate....trichostrongyles don't, hooks have a substantial bucal capsule,
trichostrongyles hardly have one at all, etc. 

	just wondering

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