Platynosomum concinnum

Platynosomum concinnum (Braun, 1901) Purvis, 1933 (Figures 2-34 through 2-   ETYMOLOGY:Platy = flat and nosomum = ????? along with concinnum = graceful or harmoniously arranged SYNONYMS:Dicrocoelium lanceolatum var symmetricum Baylis, 1918; Concinnum concinnum (Braun,...

Euparadistomum heischi and Euparadistomum buckleyi

Two other species of Euparadistomum have been reported from cats. Euparadistomum heischi Buckley and Yeh, 1958 was described using specimens collected from the gall bladder of a cat in Kenya (Buckley JJC, Liang-Sheng Y. 1958. On Euparadistomumheischi n.sp. from the...

Euparadistomum pearsoni

Euparadistomum pearsoni Talbot, 1970 ETYMOLOGY:Eupara = wide and distomum = two mouth along with pearsoni = for Dr. Pearson. SYNONYMS: None. HISTORY: This fluke was recovered from cats in Papua New Guinea. It was originally described as "Euparadistomum sp." (Talbot,...

Eurytrema procyonis

Eurytrema procyonis Denton, 1942 (Figure 2-32)   ETYMOLOGY:Eury = wide and trema = trematode along with procyonis = for the original raccoon host. SYNONYMS:Eurytrema vulpis Stunkard, 1947; Concinnum procyonis of Schell, 1985. HISTORY: This fluke was originally...

DICROCOELIDAE

DICROCOELIDAE The Dicrocoelids are delicate, elongate, and quite beautiful trematodes that are located in the bile ducts, gall bladder, or pancreatic ducts. The adults tend to be characterized by testes that tend to be rather anteriorly placed, vitellaria that are...