A study of the epidermal structures of the miracidia of Calicophoron calicophorum (Fischoeder, 1901) Nasmark, 1937 and Paramphistomum microbothrium (Fischoeder, 1901)

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Abstract:

A detailed study of the number and arrangement of papilla-like structures on the terebratorium was carried out; it is found that these can be used to differentiate between the miracidia of the two related species of Paramphistomidae, C. calicophorum and P. microbothrium.