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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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2013
2013
We compile all published information on the Recent Pentastomida published to date, including complete synonyms, and species… Expand
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2013
Highly Cited
2013
An ambitious, yet fundamental goal for comparative biology is to understand the evolutionary relationships for all of life… Expand
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2011
Highly Cited
2011
Exotic reptiles originating from the wild can be carriers of many different pathogens and some of them can infect humans… Expand
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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… Expand
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2008
2008
The fish ectoparasites Branchiura (Crustacea) display two different ways of attachment to the fish surface as adults: the first… Expand
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
This work expands on a study from 2004 by Mallatt, Garey, and Shultz [Mallatt, J.M., Garey, J.R., Shultz, J.W., 2004. Ecdysozoan… Expand
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
Pentastomids are a small group of vermiform animals with unique morphology and parasitic lifestyle. They are generally recognized… Expand
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1999
1999
The positioning of the Pentastomida among the Metazoa has provoked many debates up to the present. On the other hand, the… Expand
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1989
1989
The phylogenetic status of the phylum Pentastomida (tongue worms) was considered on the basis of comparison of nucleotide… Expand
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Review
1969
Review
1969
Abstract The Pentastomida constitute an aberrant group of helminths which, like the onycophora, have lost most affinities to… Expand
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