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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The helminth community of this population of Uta stansburiana consisted of one species of cestode, [TABULAR DATA FOR TABLE 1 OMITTED] Oochoristica macallisteri Bursey and Goldberg, 1996; two species of nematodes, Physaloptera retusa Rudolphi, 1819 (larvae only) and Spauligodon giganticus (Read and Amrein, 1953) and one unidentified species of oligacanthorhynchid acanthocephalan (cystacanths) (Table 1).
Susceptibility was determined through oral exposure of cockroaches to acanthocephalan eggs, and, for some species, confirmed through direct injection of hatched parasites into the hemocoel (Moore and Crompton 1993).
2007) did not find correlation between the abundance of the monogenoideans and acanthocephalans in Astronotus ocellatus Agassiz, 1831 from the Guandu River, RJ.
Twenty six acanthocephalan collected from the body cavity and intestine were fixed in F.
We have experimentally shown for the first time that parasite-induced changes in behavior as well as coloration promoted the transmission of the acanthocephalan Pomphorhynchus laevis from its intermediate host Gammarus pulex to its next host, the three-spined stickleback Gasterosteus aculeatus.
During a survey of Sable Island fishes for protozoan parasites in 1994, no acanthocephalans were observed in 15 mummichogs from East Pond nor in 15 from Main Pond (Marcogliese, pers.
In the present study no acanthocephalan species was recorded.
The acanthocephalan was collected on 11 December 1996, preserved in AFA, stained in borax-carmine, dehydrated, cleared in xylene, and mounted in Canada balsam.
This addendum to the checklist contains records of 23 species included in 17 genera of helminths (9 digeneans, 1 acanthocephalan and 13 nematodes).
Rudolphi 1819, five percent with Parathelandros texanus Specian & Ubelaker 1974, two percent with Pharyngodon warneri Harwood 1932, and six percent with oligacanthorhynchid acanthocephalan cystacanths.