Larval stages of digenetic trematodes ofTheodoxus jordani (Sowerby 1836) snails from Yarmouk River, Jordan

@article{AbdelHafez2004LarvalSO,
  title={Larval stages of digenetic trematodes ofTheodoxus jordani (Sowerby 1836) snails from Yarmouk River, Jordan},
  author={Sami K. Abdel-Hafez and Naim S. Ismail},
  journal={Zeitschrift f{\"u}r Parasitenkunde},
  year={2004},
  volume={69},
  pages={789-796}
}
Two types of cercariae are described from the freshwater prosobranchTheodoxus jordani (Sowerby 1836) collected from the Yarmouk River during 1982: a tail-less cercaria belonging to themutabile group and a microcercous cercaria belonging to theCercaria brachyura group. These two cercariae were given the namesCercaria theodoxi I andC. theodoxi II, respectively. Details are presented on the morphology and behaviour of the cercariae as well as on their development within the snail. The… CONTINUE READING