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n. pl.1.(Zool.) A division of Trematoda in which alternate generations occur, the immediate young not resembling their parents.
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Digenea and acanthocephalans were found in massive numbers, obliterating the intestinal lumen, which suggests that the bird died as a result of the parasitic intestinal obstruction.
Diplostomid metacercariae (Platyhelminthes, Digenea, Diplostomiodea) that form Neascus-type cysts or "black spots" on the skin, fins and mouth of fish, are among the most common fish parasites found in North America.
In total, 623 helminths, which represented Digenea, Eucestoda, Nematoda, and Acanthocephala, were recorded from 100 common and thick-billed murres collected from breeding colonies along the coasts of Labrador, Newfoundland, and Greenland.
Digenea and Cestoda were fixed in alcohol-formalin-acetic acid (AFA) and stained in acetocarmine for later identification.
Some Digenea from freshwater fishes of Alabama and Florida including Allocreadium (Neoallcocreadium) lucyae sp.
Digenea, Monogenea, Cestoidea, and Acanthocephala were fixed in AFA (ethyl alcohol-formalin-acetic acid), stained with Semichon's Carmine, and mounted in Canada Balsam.