heterophyid

het·er·o·phy·id

(het'ĕr-o-fī'id),
Common name for a member of the family Heterophyidae.
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tuberculata snails, of which 112 (1.66%) were found to be infected with heterophyid cercariae.
Pattern of emergence and the effects of temperature and light on the emergence and survival of heterophyid cercariae (Centrocestus formosanus and Haplorchis pumilio).
Prevalence and pathogenicity of a heterophyid trematode infecting the gills of an endangered fish, the fountain darter, in two central Texas spring-fed rivers.
Centrocestus formosanus is an intestinal heterophyid of Asian origin reported in birds and mammals, including human [18].
After examination, 20 out of 38 fish were infected with heterophyid metacercariae encysted in the cranial cavity, muscles and the abdominal cavity.
Marine cercariae from Cerithidea pliculosa Menke from Dauphin Island, Alabama; life cycles of heterophyid and opisthorchiid Digenea from Cerithidea Swainson from the Eastern Gulf of Mexico.
Metacercarial Cyst of Aplorchis pumilio its development in experimental mammals and two other heterophyid infections in fresh water fishes and theirs zoonotic significance.
Heterophyid trematodes are a large family of microscopic pear-shaped flukes that exist throughout the world.
ABSTRACT.--The taxonomy, distributional history, present occurrence, life cycle, morphology of developmental stages and epizootiology of the heterophyid trematode Centrocestus formosanus (Nishigori, 1924) in Mexico are reviewed.
Heterophyid flukes, including Procerovum spp., need 1 definitive host and 2 intermediate hosts to complete their life cycle.