Archiacanthocephala


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Archiacanthocephala

[¦är·kē·ə‚kan·thə′sef·ə·lə]
(invertebrate zoology)
An order of worms in the phylum Acanthocephala; adults are endoparasites of terrestrial vertebrates.
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Revision of the class Archiacanthocephala Meyer, 1931 (Phylum Acanthocephala), with emphasis on Oligacanthorhynchidae Southwell et Macfie, 1925.