class Trematoda


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Related to class Trematoda: class Turbellaria, class Cestoda, trematode worm
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Noun1.class Trematoda - parasitic flatworms (including flukes)class Trematoda - parasitic flatworms (including flukes)
helminth, parasitic worm - worm that is parasitic on the intestines of vertebrates especially roundworms and tapeworms and flukes
trematode, trematode worm, fluke - parasitic flatworms having external suckers for attaching to a host
cercaria - tadpole-shaped parasitic larva of a trematode worm; tail disappears in adult stage
family Fasciolidae, Fasciolidae - a family of Trematoda
family Schistosomatidae, Schistosomatidae - a family of Trematoda
class - (biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more orders
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The described parasites belong to the phylum Platyhelminthes, class Trematoda and subclass Digenea (Miller and Harly, 2010).
Various parasites infest modern bivalve molluscs, but at least two types of parasites leave traces in their bivalve hosts thus making them ideal for study in the fossil record: trematodes (phylum platyhelminthes, class trematoda, order digenea) and spionid polychaetes (family spionidae, genera polydora, boccardia, and pseudopolyclora) (Blake & Evans 1973, Ruiz & Lindberg 1989).