Plagiorchiidae Lühe, Luhe

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-FE3EFC8EFD60

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Plagiorchiidae Lühe
status

 

Family Plagiorchiidae Lühe  

This is a large group, occurring in a wide range of tetrapods. Metacercariae commonly occur encysted in both larval and adult insects; it is likely that bats acquire the parasites from the latter.

Plagiorchis Lühe  

Species: P. parumbursatus Freitas & Dobbin Jr, 1961