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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Of 109 black carp examined, 60 contained identifiable items, 31 were empty, and 18 only contained the fluke Aspidogaster conchicola Baer, 1827 (Trematoda: Aspidogastridae, Fig.
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).
Aspidobothrea, Aspidogastridae. Body 2.12-3.38 mm (2.78 [+ or -] 0.44 mm; n = 9) long, 0.8-1.49 mm (1.14 [+ or -] 0.22 mm; n = 9) wide at the level of the ventral holdfast.
Morphology and taxonomy of Cotylogaster occidentalis (Trematoda: Aspidogastridae).