Definition of Hairworm. Meaning of Hairworm. Synonyms of Hairworm

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Definition of Hairworm

hairworm
Gordius Gor"di*us, n. [NL. See Gordian, 1.] (Zo["o]l.) A genus of long, slender, nematoid worms, parasitic in insects until near maturity, when they leave the insect, and live in water, in which they deposit their eggs; -- called also hair eel, hairworm, and hair snake, from the absurd, but common and widely diffused, notion that they are metamorphosed horsehairs.
Hairworm
Hairworm Hair"worm` (Zo["o]l.) A nematoid worm of the genus Gordius, resembling a hair. See Gordius.

Meaning of Hairworm from wikipedia

- Zootaxa. 3148: 7–12. Poinar Jr., G (January 2008). "Global diversity of hairworms (Nematomorpha: Gordiaceae) in freshwater". Hydrobiologia. 595 (1): 79–83...
- Spinochordodes tellinii is a parasitic nematomorph hairworm whose larvae develop in gr****hoppers and crickets. This parasite is able to influence its host's...
- Biron, D. G.; et al. (2005). "Water-s****ing behavior in insects harboring hairworms: should the host collaborate?". Behavioral Ecology. 16 (3): 656–660. doi:10...
- Retrieved 20 December 2018. Poinar, Jr., George; B. Weissman, David (2004). "Hairworm and Nematode Infections of North American Jerusalem Crickets, Field Crickets...
- of extended phenotype is the suicidal drowning of crickets infected by hairworm, a behaviour that is essential to the parasite's reproductive cycle. Another...
- Schmidt-Rhaesa; G. Martin; C. Manu; P. Durand; F. Renaud (May 2002). "Do hairworms (Nematomorpha) mani****te the water s****ing behaviour of their terrestrial...
- Schmidt-Rhaesa, A.; Martin, G.; Manu, C.; Durand, P. Renaud, F. (May 2002). "Do hairworms (Nematomorpha) mani****te the water s****ing behaviour of their terrestrial...
- Schmidt-Rhaesa, A.; Martin, G.; Manu, C.; Durand, P.; Renaud, F. (May 2002). "Do hairworms (Nematomorpha) mani****te the water s****ing behaviour of their terrestrial...
- Schmidt-Rhaesa; G. Martin; C. Manu; P. Durand; F. Renaud (May 2002). "Do hairworms (Nematomorpha) mani****te the water s****ing behaviour of their terrestrial...
- Machine. Zoologica Scripta 31(2), 185-200. Capinera, J. L. Horsehair Worms, Hairworms, Gordian Worms, Nematomorphs, Gordius spp. (Nematomorpha: Gordioidea)...
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