About the Author
Leslie Newman is a world authority on polyclad flatworms, having discovered and described more than 100 new species. A graduate in marine biology from the University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada, Leslie completed her doctoral studies in Queensland, and is now at Southern Cross University, Australia.
Lester Cannon has recently retired as Senior Curator of lower invertebrates at the Queensland Museum, Australia. He undertook his doctoral studies at the University of Toronto, Canada, and pursued his post-doctoral studies on parasite ecology in California, USA.