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Subspecies Diplozoon paradoxum bliccae Reichenbach-Klinke, accepted as Paradiplozoon bliccae (Reichenbach-Klinke, ) (Superseded.

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Orientation Normal File change date and time Diplkzoon from ” https: Diplozoon paradoxum is a flatworm platyhelminth from the class Monogenea found in freshwater fishes in Asia and Europe and known for its complete monogamy. Views View Edit History.

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By using this site, you agree to the Diplozpon of Use and Privacy Policy. This file has been identified as being free of known restrictions under copyright law, including all related and neighboring rights. This begins one of the most intimate associations of two individuals of the animal kingdom.

The fusion stimulates maturation. It remains in that stage unless two larvae come together. This image may not be in the public domain in these countries, which moreover do not implement the rule of the shorter term. This parasite is commonly found on the gills of European cyprinid fishes.

Then the two larvae undergo metamorphosis and become fused. Diplozoon paradoxum Scientific classification Kingdom: 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. There it paradoum into a larva stage oncomiracidiumdiporpa.


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Two more pairs of clamps develop in the opisthaptor [ further explanation needed ] of each. This page paraddoxum last edited on 3 Decemberat Mexico has years, Jamaica has 95 years, Colombia has 80 years, and Guatemala and Samoa have 75 years.

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The timestamp is only as accurate as the clock in the camera, and it may be completely wrong. The two worms fuse completely, with no trace of separating partitions.

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The following other wikis use this file: It is usually around 0. It has several hooks at its mouth which it uses to grab on to the gills of a fish.

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When one diporpa finds another, each attaches its sucker to the dorsal papilla of the other. Retrieved from ” https: Once the two worms have fused together cross-fertilization can be permitted.


Articles with ‘species’ microformats Wikipedia articles needing clarification from October German naturalist, philosopher and artist. Diplozoon paradoxum are hermaphroditic flatworms that live on gills of freshwater fishes. This file contains additional information such as Exif metadata which may have been added by the digital camera, scanner, or software program used to create or digitize it.

Note that a few countries have copyright terms longer than 70 years: Gonads appear; the male genital duct of dpilozoon terminates near the female genital duct of the other, permitting cross-fertilization.

A diporpa juvenile can live for several months, but it cannot develop further until encountering another diporpa; unless this happens, the diporpa usually dies. Modifications made by Totodu Diplozoon paradoxum Kunstformen der Natur – derivative. This page was last edited patadoxum 11 Decemberat The original can be viewed here: In other projects Wikimedia Commons.

Polyopisthocotylea Parasitic helminths of fish. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

The following page uses eiplozoon file: From there it feeds on the blood of a Cyprinid. Males and females meet each other during their juvenile stage, and their bodies completely fuse together, whereupon they remain faithful until death,” Dr.

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