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  1. plesiomorphy
    shared ancestral trait even with outgroup
  2. synapomorphy
    common trait shared by two or more in groups
  3. homoplasy
    similar trait evolved independently
  4. autapomorphy
    unique trait, only one lineage
  5. Praziquantel
    kills all flukes except fasciola hepatica
  6. anapolysis
    lays eggs
  7. obligate parasite
    needs a suitable host to finish life cycle
  8. facultative parasite
    dosn't need to parasitise to survive but will if opportunity arises.
  9. parasitoid
    parasite that eventually kills host
  10. what has cysticercoid
    • hymenolepis diminuta
    • hymenolepis nana
    • dipylidium caninum
  11. what has procercoid
    diphyllobthrium latum
  12. what has cysticercus
    • taenia saginata
    • taenia solium
  13. ovovipurous
    • eggs hatch in utures and live birth
    • all nematodes
  14. phasmids
    pit like organs at posterior
  15. 2 most infective nematodes
    Ascaris lumbricoides and Trichuris trichiura
  16. stigmata
    breathing holes
  17. tick born relapsing fever
    bacteria borrelia recurrentis
  18. cattle fever
    protozoa Babesia bigamina
  19. lyme disease
    bacteria Borrelia burgdorferi
  20. rocky MT spotted fever
    bacteria Rickettsia
  21. Babesiosis
    orotozoa babesia
  22. pedipalp
    manipulates tissue
  23. hypostome
    insert, glue, suck
  24. helicera
    cutting
  25. Gnathosoma
    head section of tick
  26. idiosoma
    distinct body of tick

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