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Cestoda (Cestodes) is an order of flatworms. There are 1928 species of cestodes, in 366 genera and 68 families. They includes groups like Tetrabothriidae, Amphilinidae, and Cephalochlamydidae. They have asexual reproduction; they are hermaphrodites. They rely on ciliary gliding to move around.

  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019954
  • Definition: Capable of the biological process in which new individuals are produced by either a single cell or a group of cells, in the absence of any sexual process.
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of cestodes. View this species on GBIF
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Cestode Habitats

The environments in which many cestodes species are known to live. Select an environment to see its cestodes species checklist.