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Synonyms for acanthocephalan

any of various worms living parasitically in intestines of vertebrates having a retractile proboscis covered with many hooked spines

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Two immature individuals of the acanthocephalan Plagiorhynchus cylindracens were collected from the small intestine of one opossum.
The acanthocephalan genus Neoechinorhynchus in the catostomid fishes of North America, with descriptions of two new species.
Nickol, University of Nebraska at Lincoln, identified the single specimen of acanthocephalan.
decipiens infections are acquired through consumption of various benthic invertebrates, including mysids, isopods, amphipods, decapods, and polychaetes (McClelland, 2002) The acanthocephalan E.
Pallisentis nagpurensis, the acanthocephalan Parasites, were collected from the intestine of the host fish, Channa Striatus, from the markets of Hyderabad.
Acanthocephalan cystacanths have been reported from Ctenosaura pectinata, Phyllodactylus lanei, Sceloporus jarrovii and S.
The component parasite community of bullfrogs from this location consisted of three nematode species, six trematode species, and a single acanthocephalan (Table 1).
Prevalence and distribution of cystacanths of an oligacanthorhynchid acanthocephalan from the longnose snake, Rhinocheilus lecontei (Colubridae), in southwestern North America.
In total, eight species of helminths (five nematodes, one acanthocephalan, and two cestodes) were found, and only one raccoon, an adult female, was free of intestinal parasites (Table 1).
six (13%) with oligacanthorhynchid acanthocephalan cystacanths, six (13%) with Oochoristica bivitellobata, one (2%) with Parathelandros texanus and 16 (33%) with Pharyngodon warneri.
This note provides additional paratenic host information on an oligacanthorhynchid acanthocephalan endemic to the geographical area.
Rudolphi 1819, five percent with Parathelandros texanus Specian & Ubelaker 1974, two percent with Pharyngodon warneri Harwood 1932, and six percent with oligacanthorhynchid acanthocephalan cystacanths.
On 21 August 1993 a single adult specimen of the acanthocephalan Macracanthorhynchus ingens (Oligacanthorhychidae) was collected in Manhattan, Kansas.
All three models are then fitted to a set of data reported by Crofton (1971) of a population of the acanthocephalan Polymorphus minutus, for which the amphipod Gammarus pulex acts as intermediate host.