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Cestoda (Cestodes) is a class of flatworms. There are 1928 species of Cestodes, in 366 genera and 68 families. They have asexual reproduction. 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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EOL has data for 14 attributes, including:

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.