Monopisthocotylea

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The Monopisthocotylea are a subclass of parasitic flatworms in the class Monogenea. [1][2][3]

Classification

There are only two subclasses in the class Monogenea:

  • Monopisthocotylea. The name means "a single posterior sucker" - the attachment organ (the haptor) is simple.
  • Polyopisthocotylea. The name means "several posterior suckers" - the attachment organ (the haptor) is complex, with several clamps or suckers.

The subclass Monopisthocotylea contains these orders:[1]

Example of species

References

  1. ^ a b WoRMS (2019). Monopisthocotylea. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=119219 on 2019-02-08
  2. ^ Yamaguti, S. (1963). Systema Helminthum Volume IV Monogenea and Aspidocotylea: John Wiley & Sons.
  3. ^ Hayward, C. (2005). Monogenea Polyopisthocotylea (ectoparasitic flukes). In K. Rohde (Ed.), Marine Parasitology (pp. 55-63): CSIRO, Collingwood, Australia & CABI, Oxon, UK.

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Monopisthocotylea: Brief Summary

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The Monopisthocotylea are a subclass of parasitic flatworms in the class Monogenea.

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