Phylum Platyhelminthes

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Questions pertaining to parasites in the Phylum Platyhelminthes


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Common name for Class Trematoda.
  • 2. 
    Common name for Class Cestoda.
  • 3. 
    Type of lifecycle trematodes and cestodes have.
  • 4. 
    Term for having no digestive tract
  • 5. 
    Class that contains flukes.
  • 6. 
    What is the host specificity in Class Trematoda?
    • A. 

      Low to moderate in adults; extremely high in larva.

    • B. 

      High in adults; low to moderate in larva

    • C. 

      Extremely high in adults, low to moderate in larva

  • 7. 
    What are the larval stages in flukes?
    • A. 

      Egg, Miracidium, Sprocyst, Rediae

    • B. 

      Egg, Sporocyst, Cercariea

    • C. 

      Egg, Miracidium, Sporocyst, Rediae, Cercariae, Metacercariae

  • 8. 
    The eggs of flukes have what on the ends of them?
  • 9. 
    This is the first larval stage of flukes where the larvae swims around until it finds a snail to ingest it or bore into.
  • 10. 
    This is the second larval stage of flukes where asexual reproduction occurs.
  • 11. 
    This is the third larval stage of flukes where it leaves the snail and goes back into the water.
  • 12. 
    This is the fourth larval stage of flukes where they live freely in the water and can infect the host or go into a secondary host or form a cyst on a plant.
  • 13. 
    This is the fifth stage larvae of flukes where they encyst on a plant.
  • 14. 
    What are the general pathologies caused by flukes?
    • A. 

      Nutrient competition and Mechanical Damage from mouth parts.

    • B. 

      Lytic damage by chemical and act as vectors for other diseases.

    • C. 

      Both A and B are correct

  • 15. 
    How do we control parasites from the Class Trematoda?
  • 16. 
    How do we diagnose for Trematodes?
  • 17. 
    Common name for Fasciola hepatica?
  • 18. 
    What is the scientific name for the Common Liver Fluke?
  • 19. 
    Where is the adult Fasciola hepatica found?
    • A. 

      Bile duct of herbivores and omnivores

    • B. 

      Bile duct and gall bladder of herbivores and omnivores

    • C. 

      Bile duct and gall bladder of canivores

  • 20. 
    What is the scientific name of this endoparasite that causes Black Disease?
  • 21. 
    What parasite does this egg belong to? (Scientific name)
  • 22. 
    What is the scientific name for the Lancet Fluke?
  • 23. 
    What is the common name for Dicrocelium dendriticum?
  • 24. 
    Where are lancet flukes found?
    • A. 

      In the bile duct of herbivores

    • B. 

      In the bile duct of carnivores

    • C. 

      In the bile duct of herbivores and dogs

  • 25. 
    What is Dicrocelium dendriticum adapted to that Fasciola hepatica is not?