Echinostomata

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Echinostomata
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Adult Common Liver Flukes (Fasciola hepatica, left) and Giant Liver Fluke (Fascioloides magna) of the Fasciolidae
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Platyhelminthes
Class: Trematoda
Order: Echinostomida
Suborder: Echinostomata
Families

Many, see text

The Echinostomata are a suborder of the parasitic flatworm order Echinostomida. A highly notable family is the Fasciolidae. These contain several species causing major parasitic diseases in humans.

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