Cephalodiscus gilchristi

Cephalodiscus gilchristi is a sessile hemichordate belonging to the order Cephalodiscida.[2] It is found in South Africa in 1908.

Cephalodiscus gilchristi
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C. gilchristi
Binomial name
Cephalodiscus gilchristi
Ridewood, 1908[1]

ParasitesEdit

The parasitic copepod Zanclopus cephalodisci has been found in the intestines of Cephalodiscus gilchristi.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Ridewood W (1908) A new species of Cephalodiscus (C. gilchristi) from the Cape Seas. 4: 173-192.
  2. ^ Swalla, B.J.; van der Land, J. (2020). "Cephalodiscus gilchristi". WoRMS. World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved September 17, 2020.
  3. ^ Maletz, Jörg. (2017) Graptolite Paleobiology. Wiley-Blackwell. ISBN 9781118515617