cystophorous cercaria

cystophorous cercaria
1. A large cercaria with a bulbous chamber at the anterior end of the tail into which the body can be withdrawn; also called cystocercous, cysticercaria, macrocercous cercaria.
2. The cercaria of the family Halipegdae that have a short tail with 5 appendages, all differing from each other.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • cysticercaria cercaria — (PLATYHELMINTHES: Trematoda) In Azygiidae, a large cercaria of the cystophorous type, with a short flat tail ending in a pair of flat clapper like appendages (fercocystocercous) …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • macrocercous cercaria — (PLATYHELMINTHES: Trematoda) Cystophorous type cercaria with a long, simple, cylindrical tail …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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