Sagitta as a Host of Larval Trematodes, including a New and Unique Type of Cercaria

  title={Sagitta as a Host of Larval Trematodes, including a New and Unique Type of Cercaria},
  author={B. Dawes},
  • B. Dawes
  • Published 1958
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Nature
IT has long been known that Sagitta may occasionally foster young trematodes, but we have learned very little since Müller, Busch, Leuckart and Pagenstecher made discoveries of this kind more than one hundred years ago. During the present century, Miss M. V. Lebour found two species of Digenea in Sagitta bipunctata1. Small Derogenes various (Hemiuridae) were seen near the ovary, generally singly, and post-larval Opechona bacillaris (Allocreadiidae) were seen in the gut as well as near the ovary… Expand
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