Phylum Platyhelminthes, Class Cestoda

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Phylum Quizzes & Trivia

In today’s quiz regarding phyla, we’ll be looking at Cestoda – also known as cestodes – which is a class of parasitic worms from the flatworm phylum. What can you tell us about these animals? Let’s find out!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The class Cestoda has approximately ________ species. 
    • A. 

      3500

    • B. 

      4000

    • C. 

      4500

    • D. 

      4600

  • 2. 
    Cestodans are ___________ of the _________ system.
    • A. 

      Ectoparasites, digestive

    • B. 

      Ectoparasites, integumentary

    • C. 

      Endoparasites, digestive

    • D. 

      Endoparasites, circulatory

  • 3. 
    The body consists of two parts: the ______ and the ______ which anchors the adult.
  • 4. 
    The head contains the _______ and the ________.
  • 5. 
    __________ in the cestoda, contain a complete set of male and female organs. 
  • 6. 
    The three types of proglottids are:
  • 7. 
    In Cestoda, reproduction is monoecious. __________ __________ are shed into the host's feces. 
  • 8. 
    To excrete, flame bulbs in the _____ connect to _______ tubules that run the length of the organism. 
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