Gyrodactyloidea

Gyrodactyloidea

[¦jī·rō‚dak·tə′lȯid·ē·ə]
(invertebrate zoology)
A superfamily of ectoparasitic trematodes in the subclass Monogenea; the posterior holdfast is solid and is armed with central anchors and marginal hooks.
References in periodicals archive ?
Acolpenteron ureteroecetes a monogenetic trematode from the ureters of the black basses, with a revision of the family Calceostomatidae (Gyrodactyloidea).