acanthocephalan


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Related to acanthocephalan: phylum Acanthocephala

acanthocephalan

(ə-kăn′thə-sĕf′ə-lən) also

acanthocephalid

(-lĭd)
a·can′tho·ceph′a·lan adj.
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Helminth parasites belong to Trematodes, Cestodes, Acanthocephalans and Nematodes.
In conclusion, this study showed that common nematodes, coccidian and acanthocephalan, all of veterinary importance, occur at various prevalence and intensity in pigs in Bamboutos, despite the use of anthelmintics and the implementation of a prophylaxis program by farmers.
Temperature affects several traits in the association of acanthocephalan parasites and their gammarid hosts.
The intestinal protozoa and helminth parasites of cats that have been identified by studies in other countries include Giardia lamblia, Isospora spp., hookworms, acanthocephalans, Toxocara spp., Physaloptera spp., Taenia spp., Joyexiella spp., Dipylidium spp., Dicrocoelium dendriticum spp., Sarcocystis spp., Entamoeba spp., and Blastocystis spp.
Key Words: Checklist, trematodes, nematodes, cestodes, acanthocephalans, sunfish, Centrarchidae, Lepomis macrochirus, Lepomis auritus, Muskogee County.
Eighteen acanthocephalan specimens were recovered from the intestine of a single crow from Winder Balochistan.
Two immature individuals of the acanthocephalan Plagiorhynchus cylindracens were collected from the small intestine of one opossum.
Spiny-headed worms (acanthocephalans) are relatively common helminth parasites of the intestinal tract of aquatic turtles.
Additionally, he reported what he believed to be the first record of an acanthocephalan (Leptorhynchoides thecatus) from the three-toed amphiuma.
The cestodes and the acanthocephalan apparently cause little harm to animals (Dailey, 1985), thus in this case, parasites could not be the death cause, although it is unknown.
Reliability of mitochondrial DNA in an acanthocephalan: the problem of pseudogenes.