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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2011
2011
Taxonomic studies of parasites can be severely compromised if the host species affects parasite morphology; an uncritical… (More)
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2010
2010
BACKGROUND Pentastomiasis is a rare parasitic infection of humans. Pentastomids are dioecious obligate parasites requiring… (More)
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2009
2009
Visceral pentastomiasis in humans is caused by the larval stages (nymphs) of the arthropod-related tongue worms Linguatula… (More)
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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… (More)
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2006
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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… (More)
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2004
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2004
Pentastomids are a small group of vermiform animals with unique morphology and parasitic lifestyle. They are generally recognized… (More)
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2004
2004
Die Pentastomiden (Linguatuliden) stellen als hochspezialisierte Parasiten der Amnioten den Systematiker vor schwierige Aufgaben… (More)
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2004
2004
Three large Raillietiella species have been described from a number of snakes in Africa, South East Asia and the Philippine… (More)
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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… (More)
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1998
1998
The phylogenetic status of the phylum Pentastomida (tongue worms) was considered on the basis of comparison of nucleotide… (More)
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