About the Authors

Anirban Ash, Tomáš Scholz, Jan Brabec
Institute of Parasitology, Biology Centre of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic & Faculty of Science, University of South Bohemia, České Budějovice, Czech Republic

Alain de Chambrier, Jean Mariaux
Department of Invertebrates, Natural History Museum, Geneva, Switzerland

Mikuláš Oros
Institute of Parasitology, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Košice, Slovakia

Pradip Kumar Kar
Jhargram Raj College, Jhargram, Paschim Medinipur, West Bengal, India

Shivaji Prabhakar Chavan
School of Life Sciences, Swami Ramanand Teerth Marathwada University, Nanded, Maharashtra, India

Corresponding Author

tscholz@paru.cas.cz

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: AA TS AC JB. Performed the experiments: AA TS AC JB MO. Analyzed the data: AA TS AC JB MO JM. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: AA TS AC JB MO PKK SPC JM. Wrote the paper: AA TS JB.