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  • Orders: Cestodes and Acanthocephali.
  • TAPEWORMS. The Cestodes or Tapeworms form a class of purely endoparasitic Platyelmia, characterized by their elongate shape, segmented bodies, and the absence of a digestive system.
  • In contrast to these segmented or " merozoic " Cestodes, a few primitive forms have preserved a unisegmental' character and form the Monozoa or Cestodaria.
  • We may therefore divide Cestodes into the Monozoa and the Merozoa.
  • Archigetes and Caryophyllaeus are the only Cestodes that become fully differentiated in an invertebrate host.

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