Prosthogonimus

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Prosthogonimus

a genus of flukes (digenetic trematodes) in the family Prosthogonimidae which parasitize birds but are found occasionally in mammals.

Prosthogonimus anatinus
found in domestic ducks.
Prosthogonimus cuneatus
found in swans.
Prosthogonimus macrorchis, Prosthogonimus ovatus
found in the bursa of Fabricius and oviduct of domestic poultry and wild birds.
Prosthogonimus oviformis
found in ducks.
Prosthogonimus pellucidus
occurs in the bursa of Fabricius, oviduct and posterior intestine of fowl, ducks and wild birds.
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Two species of trematodes, Prosthogonimus cuneatus and Echinostoma revolutum (Fagasinski 1962, Kanev 1985), one cestode, Microsomacanthus paracompressa (Vassilev and Kamburov 1969) and one nematode, Thominx phasianina, (Vassilev and Kamburov 1965) are European species never reported in the United States (Table 1) in turkeys.