Acanthocephala

Known as: Acanthocephalas, Worm, Thorny-Headed, acanthocephalans 
A phylum of parasitic worms, closely related to tapeworms and containing two genera: Moniliformis, which sometimes infects man, and… (More)
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2013
2013
In 1985, Amin presented a new system for the classification of the Acanthocephala in Crompton and Nickol's (1985) book 'Biology… (More)
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2013
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2013
Parasites affect host behavior in several ways. They can alter activity, microhabitats or both. For trophically transmitted… (More)
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2011
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2011
Many evolutionary studies over the past decade have estimated α(sel), the proportion of all nucleotides in the human genome that… (More)
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2007
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2007
Commonly known as spiny-headed worms, acanthocephalans have a characteristic eversible proboscis, which bears rows of recurved… (More)
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2005
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2005
Chronic stress and spatial training have been proposed to affect hippocampal structure and function in opposite ways. Previous… (More)
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2004
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2004
Free-ranging animals are exposed to a diverse array of parasitic worms, including nematodes, trematodes, cestodes and… (More)
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2003
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2003
The host specificity of a parasite is not merely a function of how many host species it can exploit, but also of how closely… (More)
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1998
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1998
A revised six-kingdom system of life is presented, down to the level of infraphylum. As in my 1983 system Bacteria are treated as… (More)
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1996
1996
Rotifers are free-living animals usually smaller than 1 mm that possess a characteristic wheel organ. Acanthocephalans (thorny… (More)
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1981
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1981
The postnatal development of the axons of the dentate granule cells--the so-called mossy fibers--was studied at the light… (More)
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