Cuscuta is an example of :

  • Option 1)

    Brood parasitism

  • Option 2)

    Predation

  • Option 3)

    Endoparasitism

  • Option 4)

    Ectoparasitism

 

Answers (1)

As learnt

Class Cyclostomata -

All are ectoparasites on some fishes. Mouth is circular and jawless. Head and brain poorly developed.

- wherein

Eg. Petromyzon, Myxine.

 

 

Parasites that live on the outside of the host, either on the skin or the outgrowths of the skin, are called ectoparasites (e.g. lice, fleas and some mites). Those that live inside the host are called endoparasites (including all parasitic worms).


Option 1)

Brood parasitism

This option is incorrect

Option 2)

Predation

This option is incorrect

Option 3)

Endoparasitism

This option is incorrect

Option 4)

Ectoparasitism

This option is correct

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