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Les Watling, PhD
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Phylum Arthropoda Subphylum Crustacea Class Pentastomida Number of families 8
Parasitic tongue worms inhabit the respiratory systems of terrestrial vertebrates
Photo: Adult females of the species Porocephalus crotali in the lung of a freshly killed rattlesnake. The coils of the uterus are plainly visible through the cuticle (scale in centimeters). (Photo by John Riley. Reproduced by permission.)
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