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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Molecular phylogenetic analysis of the Microphalloidea Ward, 1901 (Trematoda: Digenea).
Jurajda, "Poisthodiplo stomum cuticola (Digenea: Diplostomatidae) in intermediate fish hosts: factors contributing to the parasite infection and pre selection by definitive bird host," Parasitology, vol.
Parasitic castration in Fissurella crassa (Archaeo-gastropoda) due to an adult digenea, Proctoeces lintoni (Fellodisto-midae).
Parasite Taxon/Location May-07 Nov-07 Playtyhelminthes Digenea Posthodiplostomum (*) 89% 100% H,L,BC, S 18.54[+ or -]41 77.57[+ or -] 84.88 (0-222) (9-374) Cestoidea Proteocephalus (*) 57% 74% L, BC, I 3.04[+ or -] 3.86 8.26[+ or -] 10.73 (0-14) (0-33) Haplobothrium (*) 4% 17% BC, S, I 0.04[+ or -]0.19 0.52[+ or -] 0.19 (0-1) (0-1) Acanthocephala Neoechinorhynchus 6% - L,I 0.04[+ or -]0.19 - (0-1) - Pomphorhynchus - - I - - - - Nematoda Spinitectus 4% I - 0.04[+ or -]0.21 - (0-1) Camallanus - 4% I - 0.04[+ or -]0.21 - (0-1) Spiroxys (*) - 4% I - 0.04[+ or -]0.21 - (0-1) Nematode spp.
Cercariae (Digenea: Strigeidae, Diplostomidae) in Biomphalaria straminea (Planorbidae) from a rice field in Northeastern Argentina
(Trematoda: Digenea) in the small intestine; four adult Gallegoides arfaai in the small intestine and six metacestodes of Taenia parva (Cestoda) in the abdominal cavity; one Mastophorus muris in the stomach, six Syphacia stroma in the small intestine, seven Trichurs muris and three Syphacia frederici (Nematoda), the two latter species in the caecum.
List of species: Digenea, Nematoda, Cestoda, and Acanthocephala, parasites in Potamotrygonidae (Chondrichthyes) from the upper Parana River floodplain, states of Parana and Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil.