Metacercariae of Clinostomum complanatum (Trematoda: Digenea) in European newts Triturus carnifex and Lissotriton vulgaris (Caudata: Salamandridae)

@article{Caffara2013MetacercariaeOC,
  title={Metacercariae of Clinostomum complanatum (Trematoda: Digenea) in European newts Triturus carnifex and Lissotriton vulgaris (Caudata: Salamandridae)},
  author={Monica Caffara and Giacomo Bruni and C. Paoletti and Andrea Gustinelli and Maria Letizia Fioravanti},
  journal={Journal of Helminthology},
  year={2013},
  volume={88},
  pages={278 - 285}
}
Abstract Adults of Clinostomum spp. are digenetic trematodes found in fish-eating birds, reptiles and occasionally mammals, including humans. Freshwater snails serve as first intermediate hosts and many fish species and amphibians as second intermediate hosts. To date, amphibian hosts of Clinostomum metacercariae include members of urodele and anuran families in North America, but no data are available on infections of European amphibians, including newts. In this study, we characterize… 
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