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Title: Diplostomum spathaceum sporocysts
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. High powered magnification image.
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 14:17:44
Subject Keywords: Fluke; Trematode; mollusc; Snail; sporocyst
Taxonomic Keywords: Digenea; Trematoda; Diplostomum; limnaea stagnalis
Taxonomic Depictions: Diplostomum spathaceum

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

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