Proteocephalidae

Proteocephalidae

[‚prōd·ē·ō·sə′fal·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
A family of tapeworms in the order Proteocephaloidea in which the reproductive organs are within the central mesenchyme of the segment.
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diaglenae and Parapharyngodon chamelensis for the first time in Colima, while the plerocercoid of the family Proteocephalidae and the nematodes Aplectana and Physalopteroides bahamensis, as well as the oligochaete Dero (Allodero), represent new records for the shovel-headed treefrog.
diplolister from the Caatinga of Pernambuco State: Raillietnema spectans Gomes, 1964 (Nematoda: Cosmocercidae) and Plerocercoid larvae of the family Proteocephalidae (Cestoda).
Cestodes of the family Proteocephalidae are endoparasites of vertebrates, infecting mainly freshwater fishes (Pavanelli and Santos, 1991).
El grupo de cestodos mas destacable en serpientes es la familia Proteocephalidae La Rue, 1911, encontrada en una lista amplia de hospederos del viejo y nuevo mundo (Freze 1965, Rego 1994, Ernst y Ernst 2006).
Proteocephalidae et Monticelliidae (Eucestoda:Proteocephalidea) parasites de poissons d'eau douce au Paraguay, avec descriptions d'um genre nouveau et de dix espèces nouvelles.
5% 0% 2% 0% Spiruridae 12% 0% 29% 0% Spiroxys contortus Spiroxys amydae Cestode Pleroceroids: Proteocephalidae 0% 27% 0% 7% Ophiotaenia perspicua Ophiotaenia testudo Helminths Definitive Hosts Trematode metacercariae: Cephalogonimidae Cephalogonimus vesicaudus Trionyx spiniferus Clinostomatidae Clinostomum sp.
Khalil (1971), van As and Basson (1984), reported that a variety of adult stage tapeworms occur in native African fish especially the Caryophyllaeidae as well as one amphilinid representative, the segmented pseudophyllideans, and Proteocephalidae.