Diplostomum spathaceum | definition of Diplostomum spathaceum by Medical dictionary
Diplostomum (redirected from Diplostomum spathaceum)
a genus of digenetic trematodes of the family Diplostomatidae.
found in the intestines of gulls. A cause of cataracts in fish and heavy infestations may cause severe mortalities.
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(Rudolph, 1819): effects of physical factors on the infection of rainbow trout (Salmo gairdneri) by cercariae.
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.