Nematode Questions and Answers

Ascaris is a worm that can grow in humans and animals. This roundworm feeds off living things. If the ascaris infects an animal or human, it could cause a disease known as Ascariasis. These worms ...

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Animals with a ciliated larval phase and animals with a crown of ciliated tentacles are Lophotrochozoans. Lophotrochozoa is a clade of protostome animals. The taxon was established as a ...

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Dogs and primates are the main reservoirs of Strongyloides. Strongyloides anguillula, or threadworm is a genus of small nematode parasites, belonging to the family Strongyloididae, commonly found ...

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Cestoideans are segmented into Scolex Proglottid. Cestoda (Cestoidea) is a class of parasitic worms of the flatworm (Platyhelminthes) phylum. They are informally referred to as cestodes. The ...

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Metastrongylus, Dictyocaulus viviparous, and Filaroides are the three exceptions to metastrongyloidea. Metastrongylus is a genus of nematodes of the family Metastrongylidae, usually found as ...

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Turbellaria is the class of Platyhelminthes that have auricles. The Turbellaria are one of the traditional sub-divisions of the phylum Platyhelminthes (flatworms), and include all the sub-groups ...

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Parthenogenic means development of an unfertilized egg into an organism. Parthenogenesis is a natural form of asexual reproduction in which growth and development of embryos occur without ...

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Ancylostoma tubaeforme is the hookworm that is found in cats only. It is a hookworm that infects cats worldwide. Infection can occur by penetration of the skin, eating other hosts such as birds, ...

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Monoecious is the term for hermaphroditic. In biology, a hermaphrodite is an organism that has reproductive organs normally associated with both male and female sexes. Many taxonomic groups of ...

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