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Pentastomida

Known as: Tongue Worm, Tongue Worms, Pentastomidas 
A subclass of CRUSTACEA comprising the tongue worms which are obligatory parasites of reptiles, birds, and mammals including humans.
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
We compile all published information on the Recent Pentastomida published to date, including complete synonyms, and species… 
Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
An ambitious, yet fundamental goal for comparative biology is to understand the evolutionary relationships for all of life… 
Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
Exotic reptiles originating from the wild can be carriers of many different pathogens and some of them can infect humans… 
Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Visceral pentastomiasis in humans is caused by the larval stages (nymphs) of the arthropod-related tongue worms Linguatula… 
Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
This work is a first attempt to integrate into one list and quantify all the known species of Hispaniolan arthropods. It includes… 
Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Pentastomids are a small group of vermiform animals with unique morphology and parasitic lifestyle. They are generally recognized… 
Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
The positioning of the Pentastomida among the Metazoa has provoked many debates up to the present. On the other hand, the… 
Review
1996
Review
1996
The complete 18S rDNA gene sequence of Macrobiotus group hufelandi (Tardigrada) was obtained and aligned with 18S rDNA and rRNA… 
Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
The phylogenetic status of the phylum Pentastomida (tongue worms) was considered on the basis of comparison of nucleotide…