Pseudophyllidea


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Pseudophyllidea

[‚süd·ə·fə′lid·ē·ə]
(invertebrate zoology)
An order of tapeworms of the subclass Cestoda, parasitic principally in the intestine of cold-blooded vertebrates.
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Characterization of the mitochondrial genome of Diphyllobothrium latum (Cestoda: Pseudophyllidea)-implications for the phylogeny of eucestodes.
[7.] Bray RA, Jones A, Andersen KI (1994) Order Pseudophyllidea Carus (1863) Khalil LF, Jones A, Bray RA.
Pathology of cyprinid fishes caused by Bothriocephalus gowkongensis Yeh 1955 (Cestoda: Pseudophyllidea).
Suppression of the tapeworm order Pseudophyllidea (Platyhelminthes: Eucestoda) and the proposal of two new orders, Bothriocephalidea and Diphyllobothriidea.
Cestodes have two orders that infect humans: Cyclophyllidea (have a scolex with four suckers) and Pseudophyllidea (have a scolex with two opposing sucking grooves).