Eucestoda


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Eucestoda

[yü′ses·tə·də]
(invertebrate zoology)
The true tapeworms, a subclass of the class Cestoda.
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(Eucestoda: Cyclophyllidea) from the Rough Tail Rock Agama stellio (Agamidae) in Egypt.
Indeed, the absence of a mitochondrion is considered a synapomorphy for the Eucestoda (Ehlers, 1985).
El genero Spirometra (Eucestoda, Diphyllobothriidea, Diphyllobothriidae; Kuchta et al.
In total, 623 helminths, which represented Digenea, Eucestoda, Nematoda, and Acanthocephala, were recorded from 100 common and thick-billed murres collected from breeding colonies along the coasts of Labrador, Newfoundland, and Greenland.
Prevalence of Mesocestoides (Eucestoda: Mesocestoididea) tetrathyridia in southern California reptiles with notes on the pathology in the Crotalidae.
(Eucestoda: Mesocestoididea) in Ptenopus garrulous maculatus (Sauria: Gekkonidae) from Namibia, South West Africa, with a summary of the genus from old world lizards.
Chi-squared analysis indicates that character loss in the Digenea and Monogenea occurs in proportion to total change and is disproportionately lower within the Eucestoda. In the Digenea fewerfemale characters and more male characters have been lost than expected by the total number of characters in that group, and more male and more nonreproductive characters have been lost in proportion to their distribution across groups.
(Eucestoda: Pseudophyllidea) from Galaxias platei (Pisces: Osmeriformes, Galaxiidae), in the Patagonian region of Argentina.