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Free Content Metacercaria Owreae N. Sp., An Unusual Trematode Larva from Florida Current Chaetognaths

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Metacercaria owreae n. sp., a new larval trematode, has been described from Sagitta enflata Grassi, S. hexaptera d'Orbigny and S. lyra Krohn. This species appears to differ from other larval or adult trematodes in having the digestive caeca extending into a pair of posterior appendages.

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Publication date: 1954-01-01

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