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Table 4 Measurements of the cercariae (μm)

From: Types of trematodes infecting freshwater snails found in irrigation canals in the East Nile locality, Khartoum, Sudan

Cercarial type Body length Tail stem Tail furcae
S. mansoni 152 242 73
S. haematobium 140 227 73
Avian (BAD) 145 262 91
Amphistome 169 351 -
Echinostome 413 737 -
LA 78 293 56
Parapleurolophocercous 223 1048 -
Strigea (LPD) 157 212 201
Vivax (LPM) 140 200 150
Type 1 83 443 -
Type 2 80 194 161
Type 3 105 195 151
Type 4 159 248 131
Type 5 126 339 111
Type 6 68 194 57
Type 7 106 176 146
Armatae xiphidiocercariae 99 113 -
Ornatae xiphidiocercariae 96 106 -
Type 1 xiphidiocercariae 102 110 -
Type 2 xiphidiocercariae 67 92 -