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see PlatyhelminthesPlatyhelminthes
, phylum containing about 20,000 species of soft-bodied, bilaterally symmetrical, invertebrate animals, commonly called flatworms. There are four classes: the free-living, primarily aquatic class, Turbellaria, and Trematoda, Cestoda, and Monogenea, which are
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; tapewormtapeworm,
name for the parasitic flatworms forming the class Cestoda. All tapeworms spend the adult phase of their lives as parasites in the gut of a vertebrate animal (called the primary host).
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2009: Distribution of the cestode Taenia parva (Taeniidae) along the digestive tract of the common genet (Genetta genetta).
A bibliometric survey (Machado, 2007; Macias-Chapula, 1998) of the main markers used in phylogenetic analyses on monogeneans, digeneans and cestodes parasites was undertaken to establish research methodologies with fish parasites.
Trematode and cestode counts were used to calculate percent similarity index (PSI) between fish species and all parasites species (n = 12) were used to calculate the Jaccard community coefficient (Table I).
This cestode and other parasites have never been reported from other parts of Pakistan including Multan.
Hydatid disease, also known as echinococcosis or hydatidosis, is an infectious disease caused by the cestode Echinococcus.
Opossums were infected with 1 nematode, 1 trematode, and 1 cestode species: Physaloptera turgida, Plagiorchis elegans, and Oochoristica sp.
The cestode Echinococcus is the causative agent of cystic echinococcosis (CE), or hydatidosis, which is recognized as one of the major zoonotic diseases, affecting both humans and domestic animals in various parts of the world (Gottstein and Hemphill, 1997).
Taenia solium is one of the 8 cestode species that infect man (Table 1).