Confluaria podicipina(Hymenolepidid)Cysticercoid

This post was written by ali on August 11, 2009
Posted Under: Cestodes,Pictures
Confluaria podicipina(Hymenolepidid)Cysticercoid
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Photographer: Gergana Vasileva
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Confluaria podicipina (Cestoda: Hymenolepididae) A cysticercoid in the body-cavity of brine-shrimp Artemia parthenogenethica from Spain (photo taken by Gergana Vasileva and Estela Redon, Olympus microscope).

Adult stage of this cestode is a parasite of Grebes.

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