Opisthomonorchis carangis   Yamaguti,  1952 (Marine Worm)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Platyhelminthes
Class: Trematoda
Order:Plagiorchiida
Family:Monorchiidae

Description
Size: 1.12-1.28 mm x 0.12-0.14 mm.

Oral sucker 0.03-0.04 mm in diameter; ventral sucker 0.04-0.05 mm x 0.03-0.04 mm in diameter.

Pharynx 0.02-0.03 mm in diameter, testes 0.9-0.12 x 0.08-0.09 mm; ovary 0.07-0.08 mm x 0.06-0.07 mm; eggs 18-30 µm x 8-12 µm.


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Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Orissa, Barkul INDIA (Record: 20/06/1986)
• 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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