Encyclopedia of Parasitology

Living Edition
| Editors: Heinz Mehlhorn

Pseudophyllidea

  • Heinz Mehlhorn
Living reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-27769-6_2586-2

Name

Greek: pseudos = wrong, phyllon = leaf.

Classification

Order of the cestode subclass Eucestoda containing the important genera Diphyllobothrium, Ligula, Schistocephalus, Spirometra, Bothriocephalus, Eubothrium, and Triaenophorus.

Life Cycle

Keywords

Life Cycle Important Genus 
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institut für Zoomorphologie, Zellbiologie und ParasitologieHeinrich-Heine-UniversitätDüsseldorfGermany