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DIGENEAN LARVAE PARASITIZING CERASTODERMA EDULE (BIVALVIA) AND NASSARIUS RETICULATUS (GASTROPODA) FROM RIA DE AVEIRO, PORTUGAL
This work reviews the significant community of digenean trematodes observed infecting the edible cockle, Cerastoderma edule, and the snail Nassarius reticulatus in the channel of S. Jacinto, Ria deExpand
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Identification and Description of Bucephalus minimus (Digenea: Bucephalidae) Life Cycle in Portugal: Morphological, Histopathological, and Molecular Data
Abstract The cercaria of Bucephalus minimus infects the digestive gland and gonads of its first intermediate host, the edible cockle, Cerastoderma edule. Light microscopy (LM) and scanning electronExpand
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Morphological and molecular studies on life cycle stages of Diphtherostomum brusinae (Digenea: Zoogonidae) from northern Portugal.
Diphtherostomum brusinae was first recorded by the present study in the north of Portugal. Sporocysts, containing cercariae and encysted metacercariae, were observed in the gonads and digestive glandExpand
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The metacercariae of sibling species of Meiogymnophallus, including M. rebecqui comb. nov. (Digenea: Gymnophallidae), and their effects on closely related Cerastoderma host species (Mollusca:
Abstract The morphology and ecology are described for four sibling species of digenean metacercariae: Meiogymnophallus minutus (Cobbold 1859), M. strigatus (Lebour 1908) from the estuarine cockleExpand
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Digenean trematode species in the cockle Cerastoderma edule: identification key and distribution along the north-eastern Atlantic shoreline.
We describe the digenean fauna of one of the dominant intertidal hosts, the common cockle Cerastoderma edule , in terms of biomass, off north-eastern Atlantic shores. Using published and unpublishedExpand
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Morphology, ultrastructure, genetics, and morphometrics of Diplostomum sp. (Digenea: Diplostomidae) metacercariae infecting the European flounder, Platichthys flesus (L.) (Teleostei: Pleuronectidae),
The morphology, ultrastructure, genetics, and morphometrics of a species of Diplostomum von Nordmann 1832 (Digenea: Diplostomidae), isolated from the European flounder (Platichthys flesus (L.))Expand
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Cercaria sevillana n. sp., a new cercaria (Digenea: Microphallidae) from Nassarius reticulatus (L.) (Mollusca: Prosobranchia) in Portugal
Cercaria sevillana n. sp. (Digenea: Microphallidae) was discovered infecting the gonads and digestive gland of the prosobranch Nassarius reticulatus (L.) (Nassariidae) collected from the Ria deExpand
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CLARIFICATION OF CERCARIA SEVILLANA (DIGENEA: MICROPHALLIDAE) LIFE CYCLE USING MORPHOLOGICAL AND MOLECULAR DATA
Cercaria sevillana is the cercaria larval stage that infects the gonads and the digestive gland of its first intermediate host, Nassarius reticulatus. In this study the decapodous crustacean CarcinusExpand
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Morphological and molecular study of Microphallus primas (Digenea: Microphallidae) metacercaria, infecting the shore crab Carcinus maenas from northern Portugal.
The present study describes the anatomy and surface topography of the metacercaria of Microphallusprimas (Jägerskiöld, 1909) infecting the shore crab Carcinus maenas (L.) in Aveiro estuary, northernExpand
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THE LIFE CYCLE OF MONORCHIS PARVUS (DIGENEA: MONORCHIIDAE) DEMONSTRATED BY DEVELOPMENTAL AND MOLECULAR DATA
Cercaria cerastodermae I, a digenean parasite of Cerastoderma edule, was recorded for the first time in the Atlantic Ocean off the Iberian peninsula. Sporocysts were present in the hemolymph of theExpand
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