Scanning electron microscopy was used to study the morphological characteristics of the trematodes. These mature flukes measured mm in length by mm in width and had an oval dorsoventrally flattened body, with no anterior Cited by: 5. Trematode study guide by sbueso includes 63 questions covering vocabulary, terms and more. Quizlet flashcards, activities and games help you improve your grades.
Cestodes are parasitic worms of the taxonomic class of Cestoda. One commonly used lay-term you may be familiar with, one that refers to some cestodes, is tapeworms. Trematodes are parasitic worms. Adult trematodes, infecting the digestive tract of fish, are considered harmless, even when their numbers are high. Extraintestinal trematode infections, on .
The liver trematode Clonorchis sinensis was recovered from %, but > 1 of 4 intestinal species of the family Heterophyidae was recovered from %. The most numerous were Haplorchis spp. (% of all worms recovered). These results demonstrate that fishborne intestinal parasites are an unrecognized food safety risk in a country whose people. Abstract This work provides information on the occurrence of adult trematodes (Aspidogastrea and Digenea) in freshwater fishes from Argentina. To date, a total of 77 trematode species belonging to 21 families have been recorded.