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.