Trichocephalus


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Trichocephalus

(trik'ō-sef'ă-lŭs),
Incorrect name for Trichuris.
[tricho- + G. kephalē, head]

Trichocephalus

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The peanut worms were identified by Cutler, Cutler and Vargas (1992) as Sipunculus nudus Linnaeus, 1766 and Apionsoma trichocephalus Sluiter, 1902.
Notes: Originally recorded as Trichocephalus ovis Abildgaard, 1795.