Trematoda | Azygiida
Williams, E.H. Jr. and L. Bunkley-Williams. 1996. (Ref. 359)
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 1.2 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 359)
Climate / Range
Southwest Atlantic: Brazil.
Length: 0.69 - 1.19 cm. Small; stout worm has an ventral sucker that is separated from the oral sucker by more than I diameter of the ventral sucker; twice as large as the oral sucker. The oral sucker and cecal bifurcation: attach almost directly to the pharynx. Ceca: irregular in outline; extend to the posterior end of the worm. Vitellaria: confined to the lateral margins of the posterior body (Ref. 359).
Length: 0.69 to 1.19 cm (Ref. 359). Members of the class Trematoda are parasitic, thus requires a host to survive. Life cycle: Eggs are passed on to the feces of the hosts. Embryos hatch into miracidia and penetrate the tissues of snails where they further undergo three stages: sporocysts (Ref. 833).
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)
CITES status (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)