Descriptions are given of 16 species of cestode found in Hertfordshire birds.
The taxonomic position of the genera Choanotaenia Railliet, 1896; Anomotaenia Cohn, 1900; and Paricterotaenia Fuhrmann, 1932, is discussed in detail.
A new species Anomotaenia verulamii, n.sp., from the Song Thrush (Turdus ericetorum) is described.
A new species Paricterotaenia albani, n.sp., from the Starling (Sturnus vulgaris) is described.
A new species Paricterotaenia mariae, n.sp., from the Robin (Erithacus rubecula) is described.
A total of 18 new host records and 23 new records for this country are reported.