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Figure 3 | Parasites & Vectors

Figure 3

From: Where are the parasites in food webs?

Figure 3

The life-cycle of a typical trematode. There are six distinct free-living parasite strategies during transmission from definitive host to definitive host that could only have evolved if there was an evolutionarily stable configuration between the hosts involved. Only one step, trophic transfer, is considered in the topological approach.

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