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Synonyms for Acanthocephala

phylum or class of elongated wormlike parasites that live in the intestines of vertebrates: spiny-headed worms

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26 (0-6) Acanthocephala Neochinorhynchus I - cylindratus - - Echinorhynchidae I 4% 0.
sucetta Intestine Valid macrorchis Christensen & Calentine, 1983 Proteocephalus Amphiuma Intestine Valid Alternans Riser, 1942 tridactylum Acanthocephala Neoechinorhynchus Ictiobus Intestine Valid strigosus Van, bubalus Cleave 1949
Predators of scuds include fish, birds, aquatic insects, and amphibians, and parasites include tapeworms, flukes, roundworms, and Acanthocephala.
Human parasites are classified in five major subdivisions: 1) Protozoa (ameba, flagellates, ciliates, sporozoans, and coccidia); 2) Platyhelminthes or flatworms (cestodes and trematodes); 3) Acanthocephala or thorny-headed worms; 4) Nematoda or round worms; and 5) Arthropoda (insects, spiders, mites, and ticks).
These include sap-sucking Coreidae: Acanthocephala confraterna (Uhler); Largidae: Largus davisi Barber; Miridae: Dagbertus fasciatus (Reuter); caterpillars of Arctiidae: Seirarctia echo (J.
Blattodea Blattellidae Ischnoptera Blattodea Blattellidae Parcoblatta Hemiptera Aradidae Mezira Hemiptera Belostomatidae Lethocerus Hemiptera Berytidae Jalysus Hemiptera Coreidae Acanthocephala Hemiptera Coreidae Leptoglossus Hemiptera Corixidae Hesperocorixa Hemiptera Corixidae Sigara Hemiptera Corixidae Trichocorixa Hemiptera Gerridae Gerris Hemiptera Hydrometridae Hydrometra Hemiptera Lygaeidae Kleidocerys?
In total, 623 helminths, which represented Digenea, Eucestoda, Nematoda, and Acanthocephala, were recorded from 100 common and thick-billed murres collected from breeding colonies along the coasts of Labrador, Newfoundland, and Greenland.
Acanthocephala parasitic in North American amphibians: a review with new records.
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, Monogenea, Cestoidea, and Acanthocephala were fixed in AFA (ethyl alcohol-formalin-acetic acid), stained with Semichon's Carmine, and mounted in Canada Balsam.
e uma espécie de Gorgoderidae), uma espécie de acanthocephala (Quadrigyrus machadoi) e uma de pentastomídeo (Sebekia sp.