Parasitology Research

, Volume 78, Issue 7, pp 598–606 | Cite as

Transmission electron microscopy of sensory receptors ofEchinostoma revolutum (Froelich 1802) cercaria (Digenea: Echinostomatidae)

  • Z. Žďárská
Original Investigations

Abstract

Nonciliate, uniciliate, and multiciliate receptors were shown by transmission electron microscopy to occur in the body tegument ofEchinostoma revolutum (Froelich 1802) cercariae. Detailed studies revealed three types of nonciliate, four types of uniciliate, and one type of multiciliate sensory endings. Most receptors were singly distributed. Only a few of them formed paired receptor complexes in three regions of the cercarial body. These receptor complexes were found to possess nociliate, uniciliate, and multiciliate sensory endings.

Keywords

Electron Microscopy Transmission Electron Microscopy Receptor Complex Sensory Receptor Paired Receptor 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Z. Žďárská
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of ParasitologyCzechoslovak Academy of SciencesČeské BudějoviceCzechoslovakia

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