Opossums were infected with 1 nematode, 1 trematode, and 1 cestode species: Physaloptera turgida, Plagiorchis elegans, and Oochoristica sp.
Key words: Procyon lotor, Didelphis virginiana, Mephitis mephitis, Arthrocephalus lotoris, Baylisascaris procyonis, Capillaria plica, Mesocestoides, Oochoristica, Physaloptera maxillaris, Physaloptera turgida, Plagiorchis elegans, Plagiorhynchus cylindraceus, helminth parasites, Nebraska
Two opossums each contained 2 individuals of Plagiorchis elegans.
1980) Studies on the biology of Plagiorchis elegans (Rudolphi, 1802), (Trematoda: Digenea) in its mammalian and molluscan hosts.
The Tennessee records were for the Lake region and included an unidentified species of Plagiorchis
from the intestine of an evening bat and a new species, Prosthodendrium transversum, from the intestine of a red bat.
In 2006 six helminth species were found: five trematode species, Plagiorchis elegans (Rudolphi, 1802), Skrjabinoplagiorchis ondatrae (Andrejko, 1965), Psilotrema spiculigerum (Muhling, 1898), Psilotrema simillimum (Muhling, 1898), Echinostoma sp.
Plagiorchis elegans, Skrjabinoplagiorchis ondatrae, Psilotrema spiculigerum, P.
Trematodes of the Fauna of the USSR: Genus Plagiorchis.
Tkach V, Pawlowski J, Sharpilo P (2000) Molecular and Morphological Differentiation between Species of the Plagiorchis
vespertilionis Group (Digenea, Plagiorchiidae), Occurring in European Bats, with a Re-description of P.
Both trematodes were identified as Plagiorchis micracanthos Macy, 1931.
ciliolabrum belonged to the family Plagorchiidae and were identified as Plagiorchis micracanthos Macy, 1931.
New bat trematodes of the genera Plagiorchis, Limatulum, and Dicrocoelium.