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Cestoda

[se′stō·də]
(invertebrate zoology)
A subclass of tapeworms including most members of the class Cestoidea; all are endoparasites of vertebrates.
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Characterization of the complete mitochondrial genome of Diphyllobothrium nihonkaiense (Diphyllobothriidae: Cestoda), and development of molecular markers for differentiating fish tapeworms.
recovered parasites host n infected uninfected Cestoda Nematoda p-value S.
Cestoda from Lake Fishes in Wisconsin: The ecology of Proteocephalus ambloplitis and Haplobothrium globuliforme in bass and bowfin.
Four species of Monogenea (701 Dactylogyrus goktschaicus, 2 Dactylogyrus lankorani, 27 Dogielius mokhayeri and 40 Gyrodactylus sp.), one species of Digenea (72 Allocreadium isoporom), two species of Cestoda (5 Bothriocephalus acheilognathi, 3 Caryophylleous laticeps), two species of Nematoda (46 Rhabdochona denudata, 7 Contracaecum sp.) and two species of Copepoda (121 Lemproglena pulchella and 98 Ergasilus sieboldi) were found on the gills and in the intestinal tract of B.
One such invader, the Asian fish tapeworm, Bothriocephalus acheilognathi Yamaguti, 1934 (Cestoda: Bothriocephalidea), was imported from East Asia to Europe and the Americas during the 1960s and 1970s with herbivorous cyprinids, predominantly grass carp (Ctenopharyngodon idella), to control growth of aquatic vegetation in freshwater ecosystems (Hoffman 1999, Williams and Jones 1994, Choudhury and Cole 2012).
Cestoda from lake fishes in Wisconsin: the ecology and pathology of Proteocephalus ambloplitis plerocercoids in their fish intermediate hosts.
We stained platyhelminthes (Cestoda) with Meyer's paracarmin, dehydrated through a graded ethanol series, cleared in methyl salicylate, and mounted in Canada balsam.
An anoplocephalid cestode Ctenotaenia (Cittotaenia) marmotae (Platyhelminthes: Cestoda) is the most prevalent and abundant helminth endoparasite of the Alpine marmot across its whole range, including Slovakia [15, 16, 18, 21-23].
Later chapters are divided into sections on infections caused by protozoa, nematode, trematoda, and cestoda. A final section on other tropical neurological disorders covers venomous bites and stings and geohelminth infections.