A new distome Enterohaematotrema n.g. and a new blood fluke Hemiorchis bengalensis n.sp. belonging to the family Spirorchidae Stunkard, and a new species of the genus Dendritobilharzia Skrjabin and Zakharow belonging to the family Schistosomatidae Poche, with remarks on the evolution of the blood flukes
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences India, Section B, Biological Sciences 10(4): 100-118
Enterohaematotrema palaeorticum n.g, , n.sp. is described and figured. Eight specimens were found in the small intestine of 3 Lissemys punctata. The new genus is distinguished from Coeuritrema by the median pre-equatorial position of the genital pore immediately behind the acetabulum, the shape and position of the cirrus-sac and metraterm and the habitat in the gut.