Figure 1. Life cycle of Diplozoon paradoxum on the gills of cyprinid fish. 1 Adults on the gills of fish. 2 Egg with an oncomiracidium larva. 3 Free oncomiracidium. Go to Print Version. Diplozoon paradoxum. Taxonomic Serial No.: ( Download Help) Diplozoon paradoxum TSN Subspecies Diplozoon paradoxum bliccae Reichenbach-Klinke, accepted as Paradiplozoon bliccae (Reichenbach-Klinke, ) (Superseded.

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Polyopisthocotylea Parasitic helminths of paradoxuum. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Unlike most parasites that produce gametes all year, paradoxum gametes are produced primarily during the spring, with the highest production from May to June and continuing through the rest of the summer.

Diplozoon paradoxum – Wikipedia

Diplozoon paradoxum is a flatworm platyhelminth from the class Monogenea found in freshwater fishes in Asia and Europe and known for its complete monogamy. Orientation Normal File change date and time Gonads appear; the male genital duct of psradoxum terminates near the female genital duct of the other, permitting cross-fertilization.

Males and females meet each other during their juvenile stage, and their bodies completely fuse together, whereupon they remain faithful until death,” Dr. Retrieved from ” https: This file contains additional information such as Exif metadata which paradpxum have been added by the digital camera, scanner, or software program used to create or digitize it.


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Diplozoon paradoxum are hermaphroditic flatworms that live on gills of freshwater fishes. Views Read Edit View history. Note that a few countries have copyright terms longer than 70 years: Diplozoon paradoxum Scientific diplkzoon Kingdom: Public domain Public domain false false.

From there it feeds on the blood of a Cyprinid. The eggs of Diplozoon paradoxum are laid in a freshwater fish’s gills. The fusion stimulates maturation. This image may not be in the public domain in these countries, which moreover do not implement the rule of the shorter term. Diiplozoon life cycle of D.

Then the two larvae undergo metamorphosis and become fused. It has several hooks at its mouth paradoxuk it uses to grab on to the gills of a fish.

Diplozoon paradoxum Nordmann, This work is in the public domain in its country of origin diplpzoon other countries and areas paradxum the copyright term is the author’s life plus 70 years or less. The following other wikis use this file: The following page uses this file: A diporpa juvenile can live for several months, but it cannot develop further until encountering another diporpa; unless this happens, the diporpa usually dies.


There it hatches into a larva stage oncomiracidiumdiporpa. If the file has been modified from its original state, some details such as the timestamp may not fully reflect those of the original file.

Retrieved from ” https: By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Once the two worms have fused together cross-fertilization can be permitted. They paradoxuj strong seasonal variation in their reproductive activity. Mexico has years, Jamaica has 95 years, Colombia has 80 years, and Guatemala and Samoa have 75 years. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Diplozoon paradoxum Kunstformen der Natur – derivative.

German naturalist, philosopher and artist. It remains in that stage unless two larvae come together. This page was last edited on 11 Decemberat You must also include a United States public domain tag to indicate why this work is in the public domain in the United States.

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