Stephanostomum indicum   Srivastava,  1937 (Marine Worm)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Platyhelminthes
Class: Trematoda
Order:Plagiorchiida
Family:Acanthocolpidae

Description
Size: 3.61-4.20 x 0.68-0.70 mm.

Ventral sucker: 0.25-0.32 x 0.27-0.36 mm; oral sucker: 0.09-0.11 x 0.16-0.19 mm.

Pharynx: 0.22-0.24 mm in diameter; anterior testis 0.32-0.43 x 0.40-0.41; posterior testis: 0.49-0.51 x 0.28-0.40; ovary 0.14-0.22 x 0.16-0.23; eggs: 65-73 µm x 32-45 µm.


Synonym (s)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Orissa, Satpara INDIA (Record: 23/09/1987)
• Orissa, Chilika Lake INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Dutta, IB (1995) Platyhelminthes: Trematoda: Digenea Wetland ecosystem series 1: Fauna of Chilka lake ZSI, Calcutta 235-277 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org

Page last updated on:2010-10-08

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