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Definition of the noun Acanthobdellida

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Acanthobdellida is an order of Clitellata.

Acanthobdellida is an order of Clitellata.

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Google previewThe Invertebrates (2009)

A Synthesis by R. S. K. Barnes, Peter P. Calow, P. J. W. Olive, D. W. Golding, J. I. Spicer

The Acanthobdellida is a peculiar primitive group of ectoparasites ...

Google previewSpecies Diversity of Animals in Japan (2016)

by Masaharu Motokawa, Hiroshi Kajihara

Acanthobdellida is a fish parasite distributed in the boreal region (Sawyer 1986). This taxon possesses transitional morphological characteristics between those of leeches and oligochaetes. Branchiobdellida is an ectoparasite of freshwater ...

Google previewAnnals of the History and Philosophy of Biology 11/2006

peledina is in fact a primitive but typical hirudinean and that the Acanthobdellida is a sister taxon to the Euhirudi- nea (plus Branchiobdellida) ( Apakupakul et al. 1999, Siddall et al. 2001, Borda and Siddall Fig. 8: The ancient leech ...

Google previewReproductive Strategies and Developmental Patterns in Annelids (2013)

by Adriaan W.C. Dorresteijn, Wilfried Westheide

have presented convincing arguments that the monotypic Acanthobdellida is a sister group of the Euhirudinea, the two together being regarded as the taxon Hirudinea. Branchiobdellidans exhibit both oligochaetoid' and “leechlike ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Zoology (2014)

by Michael Allaby

abduction abductor muscle abiogenesis abiotic abomasum aboral Abrocomidae abyssal abyssal fish Abyssinian roller Acanthiza Acanthizidae Acanthobdellida Acanthocephala Acanthochitonina Acanthoclinidae Acanthodii Acanthopterygii ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Inland Waters (2009)

Members ofthe Class Clitellata include the Euhirudinea, Acanthobdellida, Branchiobdellida, and Oligochaeta, allofwhich are hermaphroditic, deposit ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Parasitology: A-M (2008)

by Heinz Mehlhorn, Horst Aspöck

Acanthobdellida. > Leeches. Acanthocephala Name Greek: acantha = thorn, cephale = head. Classification 2 Acanthamoeba-Keratitis.

Google previewAcademic Press Dictionary of Science and Technology (1992)

by Christopher G. Morris, Academic Press

Acanthobdellida Invertebrate Zoology, an order of leeches in the class Hirudinea, parasites of freshwater fish, with unusual characteristics that link true leeches with oligochaetes. Acanthocephala Invertebrate Zoology, a phylum of ...

Google previewDictionary of Parasitology (2005)

by Peter J. Gosling

Acanthobdellida (fish parasitology) A primitive order of leech in the class Hiudinea of the phylum Annelida that is parasitic on salmon. Acanthocephala ( parasitology) A phylum of elongate, mostly cylindrical organisms with an anterior ...

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Scrabble value of A1C3A1N1T1H4O1B3D2E1L1L1I1D2A1

The value of this 15-letter word is 24 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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