Pseudophyllidea


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Pseu·do·phyl·lid·e·a

(sū'dō-fi-lid'ē-ă),
An order of tapeworms with an aquatic life cycle, passing through coracidium, procercoid, and plerocercoid stages before developing into adults in fish, marine mammals, or fish-eating mammals; includes the broad fish tapeworm of humans, Diphyllobothrium latum.
[pseudo- + G. phyllon, leaf]

Pseudophyllidea

(soo″dō-fĭ-lĭd′ē-ă)
An order belonging to the class Cestoidea, subclass Cestoda. It includes tapeworms with scolices bearing two lateral (or one terminal) sucking grooves (bothria) and includes Diphyllobothrium latum, the fish tapeworm of humans.
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Seasonal occurrence and maturation of Triaenophorus nodulosus (Pallas, 1781) (Cestoda: Pseudophyllidea) in the pike Esox lucius L.
Uma nova ocorrencia de "Luheella" (Diphyllobothriidae, Pseudophyllidea) em homem.
(Eucestoda: Pseudophyllidea) from Galaxias platei (Pisces: Osmeriformes, Galaxiidae), in the Patagonian region of Argentina.
Characterization of the mitochondrial genome of Diphyllobothrium latum (Cestoda: Pseudophyllidea)--implications for the phylogeny of eucestodes.
Researches on Pseudophyllidea (Cams, 1813) in the south of Chile.
Egg size and form as a taxonomic criteria in Diphyllobothrium (Cestoda, Pseudophyllidea).