Tetraphyllidea


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Tetraphyllidea

[‚te·trə·fə′līd·ē·ə]
(invertebrate zoology)
An order of small tapeworms of the subclass Cestoda characterized by the variation in the structure of the scolex; all species are intestinal parasites of elasmobranch fishes.
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Prevalencia 1981 2003 2008 2009 a a a (actual) Parasito 1989 2004 2009 Trematoda Didymozoidae (metacercaria) 13 0 ND 0,39 Cestoda Tentacularia coryphaenae 6,6 5,6 90,4 56,2 Tetraphyllidea (plercoercoide) 1,2 83,1 0 ND Pelichnibothrium speciosum 72,5 NI 0 ND Hepatoxylon trichiuri 0 70,2 0 0,78 Nematoda Anisakis simplex o tipo I 9,2 6,5 4,7 15,7 Anisakis physeteris o tipo II 24,2 17,7 19,0 50 Porrocaecum sp.