ectosymbiont

ectosymbiont

[¦ek·tō′sim·bē‚änt]
(ecology)
A symbiont that lives on the surface of or is physically separated from its host.
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New species of Temnocephala Blanchard (Platyhelminthes, Temnocephalida) ectosymbiont on giant water bugs, Belostoma spp.
New species of Temnocephala Blanchard (Platyhelminthes, Temnocephalida/ ectosymbiont on Aegla serrana Buckup and Rossi (Crustacea, Anomura) from southern Brazil.
and egg laying in a nemertean ectosymbiont of crabs, Carcinonemertes epialti (Nemertea, Hoplonemertea).
Ectosymbiont mites have been studied mainly in the formicine genera Lasius Fabricius and Formica Linnaeus (Janet, 1897a,b; Wasmann, 1902; Wheeler, 1910; Samsinak, 1960) and in Eciton Latreille (Rettenmeyer, 1960).
Ultrastructure of conidiogenesis in a Sporothrix ectosymbiont of the southern pine beetle.
The cages were examined daily to obtain reared adults of both the host and ectosymbiont.
moesta were arbitrarily divided into three size classes (small: [less than or equal to]8 mm from the front of the head to the tip of the abdomen not including the gill lamellae; medium: [greater than]8 mm and [less than]11 mm; large: [less than or equal to]11 mm), most ectosymbionts were associated with large nymphs (60.
New species of Temnocephala Blanchard (Platyhelminthes, Temnocephalida) ectosymbiont on Aegla serrana Buckup & Rossi (Crustacea, Anomura) from southern Brazil.
Clade 4) Bulgheresi, oneistus 2012b ectosymbiont Plant-parasitic nematodes Meloidogyne incognita Genome Abad et al, NA (Clade 12) 2008 Meloidogyne hapla Genome Opperman et NA (Clade 12) al, 2008 Svmbiosist [dagger] References Parasites of invertebrates Steinernema (Clade Latreille et al 2007 10)- Xenorhabdus Chaston et al.
Similar unselective choice of host in the laboratory has been known in other species such as the crab Cancer gracilis, an ectosymbiont of the jellyfish Phacellophora camtschatica.
Anatomical and cytochemical studies on the adhesive organs of the ectosymbiont Histriobdella homari (Annelida: Polychacta).