Plagiorchiida

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Plagiorchiida
Paragonimus westermanii.jpg
Paragonimus westermanii
(Troglotremata: Paragonimidae)
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Platyhelminthes
Class: Trematoda
Subclass: Digenea
Order: Plagiorchiida
Suborders

The Plagiorchiida are a large order of flatworms. They belong to the Digenea, a large subclass of flukes. Unlike the related Echinostomida and Strigeidida, they contain relatively few significant parasites of humans.

The following suborders are placed here:[verification needed]