Encyclopedia of Parasitology

2016 Edition
| Editors: Heinz Mehlhorn

Oligoxeny

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-662-43978-4_2197

A parasite species, that is able to use several hosts during its life cycle, is oligoxenous.

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