Lecithaster indicus     (Marine Worm)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Platyhelminthes
Class: Trematoda
Order:Plagiorchiida
Family:Lecithasteridae

Description
Size: 0.83-1.02 mm x 0.28-1.44 mm.

Oral sucker 0.04-1.08 mm x 0.06-0.10 mm; ventral sucker 0.10-0.18 mm in diameter; Pharynx 0.04-0.05 mm in diameter; left testis 0.08-0.11 mm x 0.10-0.12 mm; right testis 0.10-0.11 mm x 0.09-0.11 mm; ovary 0.11-0.15 mm x 0.18-0.21 mm; Eggs 16-20 µm x 12-16 µm.



Synonym (s)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Orissa, Satpara INDIA (Record: 28/06/1986, 12/09/1987, 27/06/1986)
• 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

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