Amphimerus

Amphimerus

(am-fim'er-ŭs),
A genus of opisthorchid trematodes found in the bile ducts of mammals, birds, and reptiles; probably transmitted by fish.
[amphi- + G. meros, segment]
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Tres (27,3%) de 11 marsupiales capturados, estaban parasitados con trematodos digeneos de dos familias: Rhopaliasidae (Looss, 1899) Yamaguti, 1958 (Rhopalias) y Opistorehiidae Braun, 1901 (Amphimerus).
Palabras clave: Rhopalias (Rhopaliasidae), nueva especie, Amphimerus (Opistorehiidae), Trematoda, Digenea, Parasito de Marsupiales, Valle del Cauca, Colombia.
Three (27,3%) of 11 marsupials captured were found parasited with digenean trematodes from two families: Rhopaliasidae (Looss, 1899) Yamaguti, 1958 (Rhopalias) and Opistorehiidae Braun, 1901 (Amphimerus).
Key words: Rhopalias (Rhopaliasidae), new species, Amphimerus (Opistorehiidae), Trematoda, Digenea, Marsupials parasites, Cauca Valley, Colombia.
Las especiesde Amphimerus mas representativas y que tienen mamiferos como hospedadores finales para Centro y Sudamerica son: A.
Amphimerus costarricenis Lamothe-Argumedo and Brenes-Madrigal, 1983.
(N) Onchocerca cervicalis (N) Oxyuris equi (N) Parascaris equorum (N) Setaria equina (N) Strongylus edentatus (N) Strongylus equinus (N) Strongylus vulgaris (N) Triodontophorus tenuicollis (N) Felis catus Amphimerus costarricensis * (D) Ancylostoma caninum (N) Dipylidium caninum (N) Paragonimus mexicanus (D) Taenia taeniaeformis (C) Toxocara mystax (N) Felis concolor Echinococcus oligarthrus (C) Felis pardalis Lagochilascaris sp.
Descripcion de una especie nueva de Amphimerus Baker, 1911 (Trematoda:Opisthorchidae) de Costa Rica.
The genus Amphimerus Barker 1911 infects mammals from the Americas, including Canada, the United States, Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, Brazil, and Peru.
On the basis of these morphologic characteristics of the adults and the SEM findings of the eggs, the parasite was identified as Amphimerus spp.
Our study demonstrates that the liver fluke of the genus Amphimerus can infect humans.
We have much to learn about the pathology and epidemiology of Amphimerus spp.