Larval Trematodes: Double Infections in Common Mud-Flat Snail

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Science  13 Jun 1969:
Vol. 164, Issue 3885, pp. 1287-1288
DOI: 10.1126/science.164.3885.1287


Larvae of the trematode Zoogonus lasius are involved in most double infections of Nassarius obsoleta. The two most common trematode parasites of this snail do not occur together in double infections. Double infections were found in 14 of 340 infected snails in a total sample of 5025 snails.

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