Mehratrema dollfusi   Srivastava,  1939 (Marine Worm)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Platyhelminthes
Class: Trematoda
Order:Fasciolatoidea
Family:Monodhelminthidae

Description
Size: 1.24-1.55 mm x 0.40-0.41 mm.

Oral sucker 0.13-0.15 mm in diameter; ventral sucker 0.12-0.015 mm in diameter.

pharynx 0.05-0.06 x 0.06-0.07 mm; left testis 0.14-0.15 x 0.11-0.15; right testis 0.13-0.17 x 0.11-0.14 mm; ovary 0.10-0.16 x 0.10-0.11 mm; eggs 41-45 µm x 16-20 µm.


Synonym (s)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Orissa, Barkul INDIA (Record: 17/06/1986)
• Orissa, Chilika Lake INDIA
• 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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