pleurolophocercous cercaria

pleurolophocercous cercaria

[¦plu̇r·ə¦läf·ə¦sər·kəs sər′kar·ē·ə]
(invertebrate zoology)
A larval digenetic trematode distinguished by a long, powerful tail with a pair of fin folds, a protrusible oral sucker, and pigmented dorsal eyespots.
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The life cycle of this digenean was first completed by Ostrowski de Nunez [6] in Argentina working with Pleurolophocercous cercaria released from the naturally infected Litoridina castellanosae (= Heleobia castellanosae (Gaillard, 1974) (Gastropoda: Hydrobiidae).