Cryptocotyle

Cryptocotyle

a genus of flukes (digenetic trematodes) in the family Heterophyidae.

Cryptocotyle concavium, Cryptocotyle jejuna, Cryptocotyle lingua
intestinal flukes that can cause enteritis in fish-eating birds, dogs and other mammals. Fish are the intermediate hosts.
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one digenean (metacercaria of Cryptocotyle Lube,1899.
Effects of heavy metal pollution on swimming and longevity in cercariae of Cryptocotyle lingua (Digenea: Heterophyidae).
The influence of Cryptocotyle lingua (Digenea: Platyhelminthes) infections on the survival and fecundity of Littorina littorea (Gastropoda: Prosobranchia); an ecological approach.