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In Cestodes , The posterior portion of a divided Scolex . Consists of folds of tissue generally encircling or hiding the Suckers .
It either originates from the base of scolex , sometimes forming a sort of Collar , or from Folds of tissue between the Suckers (Khalil , L.F.et al. , 1994)
e.g. Amphoteromorphus in South American Siluroid fishes