Opegaster minima   (Tubangui,  1928) (Marine Worm)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Platyhelminthes
Class: Trematoda
Order:Plagiorchiida
Family:Opecoelidae

Description
Size: 1.07-1.45 mm x 0.44-0.86 mm.

Ventral sucker 0.17-0.20 mm x 0.18-0.26 mm. Oral sucker 0.11-0.14 mm in diameter.

Pharynx 0.06-0.07 mm in diameter, anterior testis 0.08-0.11 x 0.17-0.28 mm; posterior testis 0.09-0.14 mm x 0.18-0.25 mm. Ovary 0.09-0.13 x 0.13-0.24 mm; eggs 65-73 µm x 36-57 µm.


Synonym (s)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Orissa, Satpara INDIA (Record: 29/06/1986)
• Orissa, Rambha 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

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