Gorgoderidae

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Gorgoderidae
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Gorgoderidae

The Gorgoderidae are a family of Flatworms (Platyhelminthes). They belong to the ordo Plagiorchiida. The species are parasites of fish, amphibians and reptiles.[1] They have distome, which means they got two suckers, one at the mouth (oral) and one at the waist (ventral).[1]

Systematics[change | change source]

There are five genera:[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Libbie Henrietta Hyman: The Invertebrates, Volume 2: Platyhelminthes and Rhynchocoela, the Acoleomate Bilateria.
  2. Animal Diversity Web