BioInfo (UK)

CESTODA (tapeworms)

NBN NBN (data.nbn.org.uk) has the UK distribution map of CESTODA (tapeworms)

Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Class)

Taxon Rank #subtaxa #webs
BOTHRIOCEPHALIDEA (an order of tapeworms) Order 1 subtaxon  
TRIAENOPHORIDAE (a family of tapeworms) Family 1 subtaxon  
Eubothrium crassum (Bloch, 1779) (a tapeworm) Species   2
CARYOPHYLLIDEA (an order of tapeworms) Order 2 subtaxa  
CARYOPHYLLAEIDAE (a family of tapeworms) Family 1 subtaxon  
Caryophyllaeus laticeps (Pallas, 1781) (a tapeworm) Species   8
LYTOCESTIDAE (a family of tapeworms) Family 1 subtaxon  
Caryophyllaeides fennica (Schneider, 1902) (a tapeworm) Species   7
Chaetotaenia crassicolex (Linstow) (a tapeworm) Species   2
CYCLOPHYLLIDEA (an order of tapeworms) Order 15 subtaxa 56
Dibothriocephalus latus (Fish Tapeworm) Species   1
DIPHYLLOBOTHRIIDEA (an order of tapeworms) Order 4 subtaxa 10
PROTEOCEPHALIDEA (an order of tapeworms) Order 2 subtaxa  
PROTEOCEPHALIDAE (a family of tapeworms) Family 2 subtaxa  
Proteocephalus filicollis (Rudolphi, 1810) (a tapeworm) Species   2
Proteocephalus percae (Müller, 1780) (a fluke) Species   1
PSEUDOPHYLLIDEA (an order of tapeworms) Order 1 subtaxon  
CEPHALOCHLAMYDIDAE (a family of tapeworms) Family 1 subtaxon  
Cephalochlamys namaquensis (Cohn, 1906) (a tapeworm) Species   4
TETRAPHYLLIDEA (an order of tapeworms) Order 9 subtaxa 44

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Avery, R.A., 1974 (parasites of selected hosts) Identification of Animal Parasites
Canning, E.U., Cox, F.E.G., Croll, N.A. & Lyons, K.M., 1973 The Natural History of Slapton Ley Nature Reserve: VI Studies on Parasites
Joyeux, Ch. & Baer, J.G., 1936 Cestodes

Freshwater Fish

Parasites
Key to the parasites of British freshwater fish: http://new.freshwaterlife.org/web/guest/parasite-key Key to the parasites of British freshwater fish

General Works

Kennedy, C.R. & Burrough, R.J., 1978 Parasites of Trout and Perch in Malham Tarn
Kennedy, C.R., 1975 The Natural History of Slapton Ley Nature Reserve: VII The parasites of Fish with special reference to their use as a source of information about the aquatic community

CESTODA may also be covered by literature listed under:

BIOTA
(living things)
Eukaryota
(eukaryotes)
ANIMALIA
(animals)
EUMETAZOA
(metazoans)
PLATYHELMINTHES
(flatworms, tapeworms, flukes)

Feeding and other inter-species relationships

Associated with CESTODA:

Cestoda may be associated with taxa listed at higher taxonomic level

ANIMALIA
(animals)
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