Larval Bucephalids (Trematoda: Digenea) parasitizing bivalve molluscs in the Galveston Bay area, Texas
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Four species of larval bucephalids are reported from bivalve molluscs in the Galveston Bay area, Texas, and are designated as bucephalid cercaria A from Anadara brasiliana, B from Ischadium recurvum, C from Rangia cuneata, and D from Periploma margaritaceum. This report increases the number of bucephalid larvae reported from the Gulf of Mexico from 6 to 10. The metacercarial stage of B was obtained experimentally in fishes of the genus Fundulus.