This international and peer-reviewed journal is published semiannually each January and July. Our journal is covered by several indexing and abstracting services. The editor will consider manuscripts on all phases of parasitology in either full article or research note format. Papers are accepted with the understanding that they will be published only in Comparative Parasitology. Information concerning manuscript preparation has been updated. Members of the Editorial Board serve three-year terms. A digital archive of back issues of Proceedings of the Helminthological Society of Washington, Journal of the Helminthological Society of Washington, and Comparative Parasitology [volumes 1 -68] are available online. Paper copies of most numbers are available at Comparative Parasitology, P. O. Box 7065 , Lawrence, KS 66044-7065. E-mail email@example.com; phone (785) 843-1235; FAX (785) 843-1274. Institutional subscriptions for 2016 for Comparative Parasitology are: U.S.A., $65; Canada and Mexico, $67; and all other countries, $70.