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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This strong host reaction, presumably induced by sporocysts (or rediae), seems uncommon in molluscs acting as first intermediate hosts of digenetic trematodes (Cremonte et al.
Gastrointestinal digenetic trematodes of Olive Ridley's turtle (Lepidochelys olivacea) from Oaxaca, Mexico.
Histopathological changes in the liver of buffaloes by digenetic trematode Paramphistomum cervi.
Distribution and infection relationships of an undescribed digenetic trematode, its exotic intermediate host, and endangered fishes in springs of West Texas.
Arsuffi, "An evaluation of three sampling methods to monitor a digenetic trematode Centrocestus formosanus in a spring-fed ecosystem," Parasitology, vol.
Because dispersal stages of digenetic trematodes have life spans of 24 h or less (McCarthy, 1999; Toledo et al., 1999), timing emergence to correspond with host availability would be especially advantageous (Combes et al., 1994; Pechenik and Fried, 1995).
Spatial variation for infection by digenetic trematodes in a population of freshwater snails (Potamopyrgus antipodarum).
This species of fish hosted high metazoan species, dominated by digenetic trematodes, comprising nine species reported.
Observations on the morphology and life-history of the digenetic trematode, Lepocreadium setiferoides (Miller and Northup, 1926) Martin, 1938.
-- Texas shiners were primarily captured at the uppermost site where they were found to be abundant inhabiting the swift waters below the low water road crossing in Brackenridge Park, Nearly all individuals possessed "flared" gills, suggesting the parasitic digenetic trematode infection (McDermott 2000) found in other fishes in nearby Comal and San Marcos spring runs and in various spring-fed streams in west Texas.
With regard to parasitism, we found that clonal and sexual populations did not differ in prevalence of infection by the [TABULAR DATA FOR TABLE 5 OMITTED] digenetic trematode Microphallus.
A synoptical review of life histories of digenetic trematode of vertebrates with special reference to the morphology of their larvae.