Metroliasthes

Metroliasthes

a genus of tapeworms in the family Paruterinidae.

Metroliasthes lucida
found in the small intestine of fowl and turkeys.
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Various species of Melanoplus as well as Chorthippus longicornis, and Paroxya clavuliger may serve as intermediate hosts of the tapeworm Metroliasthes lucida (Ransom), which is a parasite of turkeys and guinea fowl (Helfer 1972 and McDougald 2003).