Gynaecotyla adunca

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Gynaecotyla adunca
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Platyhelminthes
Class: Trematoda
Order: Plagiorchiida
Family: Microphallidae
Genus: Gynaecotyla
Species: G. adunca
Binomial name
Gynaecotyla adunca
(Linton, 1905)

Gynaecotyla adunca is a fluke that normally infects birds.[1] It has also been found in 15% of a sample of the marsh rice rat (Oryzomys palustris) from a salt marsh at Cedar Key, Florida.[2] It uses fiddler crabs such as Uca rapax as its intermediate host.[3]


  1. ^ Verberg and Hunter, 1961, p. 34
  2. ^ Kinsella, 1988, table 1
  3. ^ Kinsella, 1988, p. 277

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