Polyopisthocotylea

Polyopisthocotylea

[¦päl·ē·ō‚pis·thə‚kad·əl′ē·ə]
(invertebrate zoology)
An order of the trematode subclass Monogenea having a solid posterior holdfast bearing suckers or clamps.
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Microcotyle chrysophrii Van Beneden et Hesse, 1863 (Monogenea, Polyopisthocotylea, Microcotylidae) parasite de Sparus aurata Linneaus, 1758 (Teleostei, Sparidae) dans les etangs littoraux du Languedoc-Roussillon (France).
[9.] Sicard M, Desmarais E, Vigneux F, Shimazu T, Lambert A (2003) Molecular phylogeny of the Diplozoidae (Monogenea, Polyopisthocotylea) parasitizing 12 species of Cyprinadea (Teleostei): new data about speciation.
[23.] Lambert A, Le Brun N (1988) Hypothese sur l'origine biogeographique de Diplozoon (Monogenea, Polyopisthocotylea).
[20.] Oliver G (1981) Etudde de Microcotyle labracis Van Benden et Hesse, 1863 (Monogenea, Polyopisthocotylea, Microctylidae) au microscope electronique a balayage Zeitsehrift fu"r Parasitenkunde.
[21.] Brennan GP, Ramasamy P (1996) Ultrastructure of the surface structures and electron immunogold labeling of peptide immunoreactivity in the nervous system of Pseudothoracocotyla indica (Polyopisthocotylea: Monogenea).