Echinoparyphium

Echinoparyphium

Specimens identified as belonging to the genus Echinoparyphium was recovered from 16 of 59 cats in the midlands of Tasmania (Gregory GG, Munday BL. 1976. Intestinal parasites of feral cats from the Tasmanian Midlands and King Island. Austral Vet J 52:317-320.) The species of fluke was not identified, and no signs or pathology due to the parasites were described. The life cycle of these parasites also involves tadpoles and frogs as intermediate hosts.

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