Encyclopedia of Parasitology

2016 Edition
| Editors: Heinz Mehlhorn

Swarmer

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-662-43978-4_3056

Infectious stage of some ciliates  Ichthyophthirius multifiliis and  Cryptocaryon irritans; they are formed inside cysts at the bottom of their habitat (e.g., pond, lake).

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