This worm specimen is the holotype for the species "Platyhlminthes Marsupiobothrium gobelinus". A holotype is the single type specimen upon which the description and name of a new species is based. This is a goblin shark parasite.
Goblin shark parasite
Classification type status
16 Sep 1992
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