Digenea


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Digenea

[dī′jē·nē·ə]
(invertebrate zoology)
A group of parasitic flatworms or flukes constituting a subclass or order of the class Trematoda and having two types of generations in the life cycle.
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La Tabla 1 resume las especies parasitas y su prevalencia segun el hospedero mientras que las asociaciones de especies de digenea encontradas en cada especie de tortuga parasitada se encuentran anotadas en la Tabla 2.
Taylor (S; L) Chondria leptacremon (Melvill) De Toni (1; C; L) Chondria littoralis Harvey (2; S y C; L y A) Chondria polyrhiza Collins & Harvey (S y C; A) Chondria sedifolia Harvey (S; L) Digenea C.
There was no infection with Crustacea, Monogenea, and Digenea in all fish samples from all water sources.
Two species of Digenea were recorded for the first time in Colombia (Proterodiplostomidae) Prolecithodiplostomum cavum and Massoprostatum longum, which were recovered from the small intestine of Caiman crocodilos fuscus (Reptilia).
Palabras clave: Rhopalias (Rhopaliasidae), nueva especie, Amphimerus (Opistorehiidae), Trematoda, Digenea, Parasito de Marsupiales, Valle del Cauca, Colombia.
Diplostomid metacercariae (Platyhelminthes, Digenea, Diplostomiodea) that form Neascus-type cysts or "black spots" on the skin, fins and mouth of fish, are among the most common fish parasites found in North America.
Relationships of some species of Digenea with the marine prosobranch Littorina littorea (L.
Chi-squared analysis indicates that character loss in the Digenea and Monogenea occurs in proportion to total change and is disproportionately lower within the Eucestoda.
Parasitic castration in Fissurella crassa (Archaeo-gastropoda) due to an adult digenea, Proctoeces lintoni (Fellodisto-midae).