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Title: Diplostomum spathaceum sporocysts 2
Description: Diplostomum spathaceum sporocysts found within the snail Limnaea stagnalis. Sporocysts are the polyembryonic stage of the digenean life cycle that occurs within the first intermediate (mollusc) host.
Photographer: Roger Sweeting
Curator: Freshwater Biological Association
Copyright Holder: Freshwater Biological Association
Publisher: Freshwater Biological Association
Note (original item): Record creation date:2008-08-19 14:17:47
Subject Keywords: Fluke; Trematode; mollusc; sporocyst
Taxonomic Keywords: Digenea; Trematoda; Diplostomum; limnaea stagnalis
Taxonomic Depictions: Diplostomum spathaceum

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Sweeting, Roger [Photographer] (2016) Diplostomum spathaceum sporocysts 2 [image] Freshwater Biological Association [publisher] Permalink:

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