Digenea


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Related to Digenea: Ectolecithal, class Trematoda, Monogenea, Mehlis gland

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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Three species of Digenea from the Atlantic leatherback turtle (Dermochelys coriacea).
M 84 Platyhelminthes Digenea Gorgodera amplicava UB 29 Haematoloechus breviplexus L 33 Megalodiscus temperatus C 2 Clinostomum sp.
macrochirus Parasite taxon Location n=23 Platyhelminthes Digenea Posthodiplostomum VO,OM[dagger] 91% minimum* 251.