Morphological and molecular differentiation between Dicrocoelium dendriticum (Rudolphi, 1819) and Dicrocoelium chinensis (Sudarikov and Ryjikov, 1951) Tang and Tang, 1978 (Platyhelminthes: Digenea).

@article{Otranto2007MorphologicalAM,
  title={Morphological and molecular differentiation between Dicrocoelium dendriticum (Rudolphi, 1819) and Dicrocoelium chinensis (Sudarikov and Ryjikov, 1951) Tang and Tang, 1978 (Platyhelminthes: Digenea).},
  author={Domenico Otranto and Steffen Rehbein and Stefania Weigl and Cinzia Cantacessi and Antonio Parisi and Riccardo Paolo Lia and Peter D. Olson},
  journal={Acta tropica},
  year={2007},
  volume={104 2-3},
  pages={91-8}
}
Dicrocoelium dendriticum (Rudolphi, 1819) and Dicrocoelium hospes (Looss, 1907) are recognised to affect the liver of domestic and wild ruminants. A third species, Dicrocoelium orientalis which was described from musk deer in the Baikal region of the former Soviet Union and re-named to Dicrocoelium chinensis (Sudarikov and Ryjikov, 1951) Tang and Tang, 1978… CONTINUE READING