Strigeidida

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Strigeidida
Schistosoma mansoni trematodes.jpg
Schistosoma mansoni (Manson's blood fluke)
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Platyhelminthes
Class: Trematoda
Subclass: Digenea
Order: Strigeidida
Suborders and superfamilies
Synonyms

"Stringeiformes" (nomen nudum[verification needed])

The Strigeidida are an order of flatworms, belonging to the large group Digenea.

It is usually divided into the suborders Strigeata and Brachylaimata The former contain the Strigeoidea, Schistosomatoidea, Clinostomatoidea and Transversotrematoidea, the latter the Brachylaimoidea, Fellodistomatoidea and Bucephaloidea.

A notable member is the genus Schistosoma, the blood and bladder flukes which cause bilharziosis.