Tetraphyllidea


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Tetraphyllidea

[‚te·trə·fə′līd·ē·ə]
(invertebrate zoology)
An order of small tapeworms of the subclass Cestoda characterized by the variation in the structure of the scolex; all species are intestinal parasites of elasmobranch fishes.
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noblei, Lecithaster gibbosus and Bucephalus sp.), cestodes (Tetraphyllidea) and nematodes larvae (Anisakis spp., Hysterothylacium sp., Contracecum spp.
Taxonomic status of Pelichnibothrium speciosum Monticelli 1889 (Cestoda: Tetraphyllidea) a mysterious parasite of Alepisaurus ferox Lowe (Teleostei: Alepisauridae) and Prionace glauca (L.Euselachii: Carcharinidae).
The blubber-encysted larval cestodes, Phyllobothrium delphini (Cestoda: Tetraphyllidea), is probably the most frequent parasite that appear in deep diving odontocetes and it was reported infecting sperm whale individuals by several authors (Baylis, 1932; Baer, 1961; Dailey and Brownell, 1972; Gonzalez de Baccino and Praderi, 1984; Raga and Balbuena, 1987; Crespo et al., 1990).
(Eucestoda: Tetraphyllidea: Triloculariidae) in Urotrygon chilensis (Chondrichthyes: Myliobatiformes: Urolophidae) from the Gulf of Nicoya, Costa Rica.
(Tetraphyllidea: Phyllobothriidae) and a revised host-parasite checklist for helminths inhabiting Neotropical freshwater stingrays.
97% of the specimens showed infestation of cestode larvae: Hepatoxylon trichiuri (Holten, 1802) (abundance of 2.6 and prevalence of 70.2%), Tentacularia coryphaenae Bosc, 1802 (0.1 abundance, 5.6% prevalence), plerocercoid Tetraphyllidea (9.1 abundance, 83.1% prevalence), Pelichnibothrium speciosum Monticelli, 1889, Anisakis Type I (0.06 abundance, 6.5% prevalence) and Anisakis type II (0.52 abundance, 17.7% prevalence).
Gari solida (Gray, 1828), nuevo huesped para un plerocerco del genero Rhodobothrium (Cestoda: Tetraphyllidea).