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CESTODA (tapeworms)

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

Key to the parasites of British freshwater fish: 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:

(living things)
(flatworms, tapeworms, flukes)

Feeding and other inter-species relationships

Associated with CESTODA:

Cestoda may be associated with taxa listed at higher taxonomic level

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