Amphimerus pseudofelineus

Amphimerus pseudofelineus (Ward, 1901) Barker, 1911 (Figure 2-37) ETYMOLOGY:Amphi = on both sides and merus = part (referring to the break in the vitellaria) along with pseudo = false and felineus = cat host; differentiating it from Opisthorchis felineus which had...

OPISTHORCHIDAE

OPISTHORCHIDAE The Opisthorchids are a group of trematode parasites that are found in the bile ducts and gall bladder of several classes of vertebrates. There are a seven different genera of these trematodes that are found in cats. Some of the species found in cats,...

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...

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,...