Lecanicephaloidea

Lecanicephaloidea

[le‚kan·ə‚sef·ə′lȯid·ē·ə]
(invertebrate zoology)
An order of tapeworms of the subclass Cestoda distinguished by having the scolex divided into two portions; all species are intestinal parasites of elasmobranch fishes.
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