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Trematoda (flukes)

Wikipedia Abstract

Trematoda is a class within the phylum Platyhelminthes. It includes two groups of parasitic flatworms, known as flukes. They are internal parasites of molluscs and vertebrates. Most trematodes have a complex life cycle with at least two hosts. The primary host, where the flukes sexually reproduce, is a vertebrate. The intermediate host, in which asexual reproduction occurs, is usually a snail.
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Aspidogastrida (60)
Diplostomida (396)
Not Assigned (19)
Plagiorchiida (Flukes) (5,496)
Stichocotylida (1)

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