Korean J Parasitol.  1988 Mar;26(1):65-68. 10.3347/kjp.1988.26.1.65.

Identification of Stellantchamus falcatus Metacercariae encysted in mullets in Korea

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  • 1Department of Parasitology and Institute of Endemic Diseases, College of Medicine, Seoul National University, Seoul 110-460, Korea.

Abstract

A group of metacercariae encysted in the flesh of Mugil sp. were identified to be Stellantchasmus falcatus by the morphology of adult worms obtained experimentally. It is confirmed that mullets serve as a second intermediate host of this heterophyid fluke in Korea.

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