Urotrematidae Poche

Santos, Cláudia Portes & Gibson, David I., 2015, Checklist of the Helminth Parasites of South American Bats, Zootaxa 3937 (3), pp. 471-499: 480

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3937.3.3

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:F7CAD672-4865-411B-A5C7-D46AB3A2299D

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03A18784-532D-6256-FF6B-FB40FDC0FA39

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Urotrematidae Poche
status

 

Family Urotrematidae Poche  

Urotrematids occur in a variety of insectivorous rodents, bats, lizards and fishes. Bats acquire the parasite by the ingestion of encysted metacercariae in their insect prey.

Urotrema Braun  

Species: U. scabridum Braun, 1900