Aspidogastridae

Aspidogastridae

[¦as·pə‚dō′gas·trə‚de]
(invertebrate zoology)
A family of trematode worms in the order Aspidogastrea occurring as endoparasites of mollusks.
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The family Aspidogastridae Poche, 1907 includes three subfamilies, containing Cotylaspidinae Chauhan, 1954 which comprises three genera with species possessing a ventral holdfast with three longitudinal rows (two marginal and one central) of alveoli (Rohde, 2002).