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The unicellular parasite Benedenia, from the gut of the common Poulp or Octopus

The unicellular parasite Benedenia, from the gut of the common Poulp or Octopus.jpg The young of the common Eel and its metamorphosisThumbnailsDrawing of the skull and lower jaw of the Meritherium, discovered by Dr. Andrews in the Upper Eocene of the Fayum Desert.The young of the common Eel and its metamorphosisThumbnailsDrawing of the skull and lower jaw of the Meritherium, discovered by Dr. Andrews in the Upper Eocene of the Fayum Desert.The young of the common Eel and its metamorphosisThumbnailsDrawing of the skull and lower jaw of the Meritherium, discovered by Dr. Andrews in the Upper Eocene of the Fayum Desert.

The unicellular parasite Benedenia, from the gut of the common Poulp or Octopus. 1 is the normal male individual; 2 and 3 show stages in the production of spermatozoa on its surface by budding; 4, 5 and 6 show a female parasite with spermatozoa approaching it.

Author
The Kingdom of Man
By Sir E. Ray (Edwin Ray) Lankester
Published 1907
Available from gutenberg.org
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