Artyfechinostomum malayanum


Artyfechinostomum malayanum
Artyfechinostomum malayanum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Platyhelminthes
Class: Trematoda
Order: Echinostomida
Suborder: Echinostomata
Family: Echinostomatidae
Genus: Artyfechinostomum
Species: A. malayanum
Binomial name
Artyfechinostomum malayanum
(Leiper, 1911) Mendheim, 1943
Synonyms[1]
  • Echinostoma malayanum Leiper, 1911
  • Euparyphium malayanum Odhner, 1913
  • Artyfechinostomum sufrartyfex Lane, 1915
  • Artyfechinostomum mehrai Faruqui, 1930
  • Paryphostomum sufrartyfex Bhalerao, 1931
  • Isthmiophora malayana

Artyfechinostomum malayanum is a species of digenetic trematode in the family Echinostomatidae.

The known first intermediate host of Artyfechinostomum malayanum include freshwater snails Indoplanorbis exustus and Gyraulus convexiusculus.[1]

The ceraciae can also infect gastropods Pila scutata, Lymnaea cumingiana and Digoniostoma pulchella.[1]

References

  1. ^ a b c Chai J.-Y., Shin E.-H., Lee S.-H. & Rim H.-J. (2009). "Foodborne Intestinal Flukes in Southeast Asia". The Korean Journal of Parasitology 47(Supplement): 69–102. doi:10.3347/kjp.2009.47.S.S69, PMC PMC2769220.

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