Definition of Pentastomida. Meaning of Pentastomida. Synonyms of Pentastomida

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Definition of Pentastomida

Pentastomida
Linguatulina Lin*guat`u*li"na (l[i^][ng]*gw[a^]t`[-u]*l[imac]"n[.a]), n. pl. [NL., fr. L. lingua tongue.] (Zo["o]l.) An order of wormlike, degraded, parasitic arachnids. They have two pairs of retractile hooks, near the mouth. Called also Pentastomida. Note: The adults of some species inhabit the nostrils and nasal sinuses of dogs and other carnivores. The young, after being swallowed by sheep, rabbits, etc., find their way to the lungs and liver and become encysted. These, when eaten by carnivores, develop into the adult forms.
Pentastomida
Pentastomida Pen`ta*stom"i*da, n. pl. [NL., fr. ? (see Penta-) + ? a mouth.] (Zo["o]l.) Same as Linguatulina.

Meaning of Pentastomida from wikipedia

- The Pentastomida are an enigmatic group of parasitic arthropods commonly known as tongue worms due to the resemblance of the species of the genus Linguatula...
- Babesia Gymnosporangium and other rusts Pyrenophora teres Cordyceps Pentastomida (ecto = outside; parasites that live on but not within their hosts, for...
- Arthropods are invertebrate animals with a chitinous exoskeleton, segmented bodies, and jointed legs. The phylum Arthropoda contains numerous taxonomic...
- into four lineages: Oligostraca (Ostracoda, Mystacocarida, Branchiura, Pentastomida), Vericrustacea (Malacostraca, Thecostraca, Copepoda, Branchiopoda),...
-   Ostracoda, Branchiura, Pentastomida, Mystacocarida      ...
- Christoffersen ML, De ****is JE (2013). "A systematic monograph of the Recent Pentastomida, with a compilation of their host". Zoologische Mededelingen. 87: 1–206...
- Mystacocarida are entirely free-living; all the members of the Tantulocarida, Pentastomida, and Branchiura are parasitic, and many of the Copepoda and Thecostraca...
- Key sal****er marsh than at the freshwater marsh in Paynes Prairie. Pentastomida is an enigmatic group of parasites that may be related to maxillopod...
- Pentastomida Linguatula serrata (linguatulosis) Porocephalus crotali / Armillifer armillatus (porocephaliasis)...
- Remipedia Cephalocarida Maxillopoda Thecostraca Tantulocarida Branchiura Pentastomida Mystacocarida Copepoda Ostracoda Myodocopa Podocopa Malacostraca Phyllocarida...
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