Brachylecithum mackoi

Casanova, J.C. & Ribas,A., 2004. Description of Brachylecithum mackoi n.sp. (Digenea: Dicrocoeliidae) from the European Hedgehog, Erinaceus europaeus (Insectivora: Erinaceidae). Journal of Parasitology, 90(4): 793–796. 

Type locality

"[on the road from Marina di Mare to Marina di Campo] Marina di Campo (10º14'N, 42º45'E), Marciana district, Elba Island, Italy". 

Toponymic note and update

Marina di Mare [inhabited place in the municipality of Marina di Campo]. The actual coordinates are: 10º14'E, 42º45'N.


Holotype: Museu de Ciències Naturals (Zoologia) de Barcelona, MZB 2003–1324.

Paratypes: Museu de Ciències Naturals (Zoologia) de Barcelona, MZB 2003–1325 (loc. tip.) + MZB 2003–1326 (loc. tip.) + MZB 2003–1327 (loc. tip.) + MZB 2003–1328 (loc. tip.).

Types in other museums

Paratypes: Helminthological Collection, Laboratory of Parasitology, University of Barcelona, BM02010206E-57E (51 specimens, loc. tip.).



Current name

Brachylecithum mackoi Casanova & Ribas, 2004