Encyclopedia of Parasitology

Living Edition
| Editors: Heinz Mehlhorn

Paramphistomum ichikawa

  • Heinz Mehlhorn
Living reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-27769-6_4157-1

The adult worms, which measure 5–7 × 2–3 mm, occur in the rumen of cattle, sheep, and wild ruminants in Europe, Russia, and Australia. Intermediate hosts are water snails of Anisus species.


Intermediate Host Adult Worm Wild Ruminant Water Snail 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institut für Zoomorphologie, Zellbiologie und ParasitologieHeinrich-Heine-UniversitätDüsseldorfGermany