STUDIES ON THE TREMATODES OF WOODS HOLE. III. THE LIFE CYCLE OF MONORCHEIDES CUMINGIAE (MARTIN) WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO ITS EFFECT ON THE INVERTEBRATE HOST

@inproceedings{Martin1940STUDIESOT,
  title={STUDIES ON THE TREMATODES OF WOODS HOLE. III. THE LIFE CYCLE OF MONORCHEIDES CUMINGIAE (MARTIN) WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO ITS EFFECT ON THE INVERTEBRATE HOST},
  author={William Ellsworth Martin},
  year={1940}
}
1. The life cycle of Monorcheides cumingiae (Martin) involves the development of sporocysts, cercariae, and metacercariae in the marine bivalve, Cumingia tellinoides, and the development of the adult, under experimental conditions, in the flounder and eel.2. Another clam, Tellina tenera, can serve as an alternative second intermediate host and on one occasion was found to act in the capacity of a first intermediate host.3. Attempts at hatching the eggs of this trematode failed. Therefore it… CONTINUE READING