Morphometry on lancet flukes found in Japanese sika deer (Cervus nippon centralis) captured in Iwate Prefecture, Japan.

@article{Taira2006MorphometryOL,
  title={Morphometry on lancet flukes found in Japanese sika deer (Cervus nippon centralis) captured in Iwate Prefecture, Japan.},
  author={Kensuke Taira and Shoji Shirasaka and Noriyuki Taira and Yoshiji Ando and Yoshikazu Adachi},
  journal={The Journal of veterinary medical science},
  year={2006},
  volume={68 4},
  pages={375-7}
}
Thirty-six flukes were collected from the livers of wild deer (Cervus nippon centralis) captured in Iwate Prefecture, Japan, and were served for morphometry. The length and/or the width of the body, suckers, testes, ovary, vitelline glands, cirrus pouch and eggs in the uterus of the flukes were measured. The distance between anterior end of the body and position of the maximal body-width or upper end of the testes were also determined. A remarked morphological characteristic was that the right… CONTINUE READING

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