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Gynaecotyla adunca (Linton 1905) Yamaguti 1939

Gynaecotyla adunca

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Gynaecotyla adunca is a fluke that normally infects birds.[1] It has also been found in 15% of a sample of the marsh rice rat (Oryzomys palustris) from a salt marsh at Cedar Key, Florida.[2] It uses fiddler crabs such as Uca rapax as its intermediate host.[3]

References

  1. ^ Verberg and Hunter, 1961, p. 34
  2. ^ Kinsella, 1988, table 1
  3. ^ Kinsella, 1988, p. 277
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Gynaecotyla adunca: Brief Summary

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Gynaecotyla adunca is a fluke that normally infects birds. It has also been found in 15% of a sample of the marsh rice rat (Oryzomys palustris) from a salt marsh at Cedar Key, Florida. It uses fiddler crabs such as Uca rapax as its intermediate host.

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