Diplostomum

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Diplostomum

a genus of digenetic trematodes of the family Diplostomatidae.

Diplostomum spathaceum
found in the intestines of gulls. A cause of cataracts in fish and heavy infestations may cause severe mortalities.
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Other trematodes recovered were the diplostomula of Diplostomum spathaceum occurring in the eyes of L.
matures in a variety of birds and mammals, and Diplostomum spathaceum matures in birds.