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Title: Crepidostomum metoecus suckers
Description: The anterior end of the digenean parasite Crepidostomum metoecus clearly showing the mouth sucker, the ventral sucker (which can be used for attaching to a host as well as for locomotion), the pharynx and bifid gut. Taken from a trout from the Llanberis area of Wales.
Photographer: Roger Sweeting
Curator: Freshwater Biological Association
Copyright Holder: Freshwater Biological Association
Note: Date taken/drawn:1965-01-01
Publisher: Freshwater Biological Association
Note (original item): Record creation date:2008-08-19 14:17:03
Subject Keywords: Fluke; Trematode
Geographic Keywords: United Kingdom
Taxonomic Keywords: Digenea; Trematoda; crepidostomum metoecus
Taxonomic Depictions: Crepidostomum metoecus

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