Cestoda


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Cestoda

 [ses-to´dah]
a subclass of Cestoidea comprising the true tapeworms, which have a head (scolex) and segments (proglottids). The adults are endoparasitic in the alimentary tract and associated ducts of various vertebrate hosts; their larvae may be found in various organs and tissues.

Ces·to·da

(ses-tō'dă),
A subclass of tapeworms (class Cestoidea), containing the typical members of this group, including the segmented tapeworms that parasitize humans and domestic animals.
Synonym(s): Eucestoda
[G. kestos, girdle]

Cestoda

/Ces·to·da/ (ses-to´dah) a subclass of Cestoidea comprising the true tapeworms, which have a head (scolex) and segments (proglottides). The adults are endoparasitic in the alimentary tract and associated ducts of various vertebrate hosts; their larvae may be found in various organs and tissues.

Ces·to·da

(ses-tō'dă)
A class of the flatworm phylum Platyhelminthes. There are two subclasses, Cestodaria and Eucestoda. The latter are the segmented tapeworms that parasitize humans and domestic animals.
[G. kestos, girdle]

Cestoda

a phylum of the Platyhelminthes containing the parasitic tapeworms, the adults of which are intestinal parasites of vertebrates. They have complex LIFE CYCLES usually involving intermediate hosts that are preyed upon by the primary host which thus becomes infected.
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Amount of papers, published between 1991 and 2016, featuring molecular markers used in studies on Monogenea, Digenea and Cestoda fish parasites.
Espécies de parasitos LI ED PP NP Cestoda NI L e A 14 55 Peltydocotyle rugosa I A 10 73 Harriscolex kaparari I A 13 94 Spatulifer rugosa I A 13 218 Choanoscolex abscisus I L e A 23 360 Megathilacus travassosi I A 11 47 Nomimoscolex sudobim I A 16 253 Nematoda NI M e I L e A 3 13 Cucullanus spp.
Of the other parasites (R/Ch, Trematoda, Ciliata, Cestoda and neoplasia) found in histological sections, we only found 1 incident of the latter two categories.
Prevalence and mean intensity of helminth species in Rana boylii, Humboldt County, California (1964-1965; 2004-2007) 1964-1965 collection (Walker, 1965) Mean intensity n Prevalence (range) Cestoda Distoichometra bufonis 32 7% 11/150 3.
Thirty-three species of helminth parasites belonging to 4 taxa were identified: 13 species of Cestoda, 12 species of Nematoda, 7 species of Trematoda, and 1 species of Acanthocephala.
Digenea and Cestoda were fixed in alcohol-formalin-acetic acid (AFA) and stained in acetocarmine for later identification.
Gravid individuals representing three species of Trematoda, Glypthelmins quieta, Haematoloechus longiplexus and Megalodiscus ternperatus; one species of Cestoda, Ophiotaenia magna; and three species of Nematoda, Cosmocerco ides variabilis, Falcaustra catesbeianae and Oswaldocruzia pipiens were found.
Descriptores ecologicos, localizacion, estadio, ciclo de vida y codigo de deposito de siete parasitos del sapo espinoso Rhinella spinulosa, procedentes de Santa Eulalia, provincia de Huarochiri, Lima, Peru Trematoda Cestoda Nematoda Descrip- Gorgoderina Cylindro- Rhabdias aff.
Histologicamente, as caracteristicas de escolices acelomados enquadram o parasita nas classes Cestoda ou Trematoda.
Malleus meridianus No Sporocysts Haliotis laevigata No Isognomon isognomum No Pinctada albina No Pinctada maxima No Malleus malleus No Saccostrea echinata No Saccostrea glomerata No Cestoda Tylocephalum sp.
However, representatives from the trematoda, cestoda, and acanthocephala are also known to be encased in cysts in fish tissues (Hoffman 1999) so it is possible that one of these could have initiated the nodule formation.
95 per fish, range = 1 - 12) and Cestoda (2%, found in one fish).