Physical Characteristics, Behavior And Reproduction, Lancet Fluke (dicrocoelium Dendriticum): Species Accounts, Human Blood Fluke (schistosoma Mansoni): Species AccountsGEOGRAPHIC RANGE, HABITAT, DIET, FLUKES AND PEOPLE, CONSERVATIO
LANCET FLUKE (Dicrocoelium dendriticum): SPECIES ACCOUNTS
HUMAN BLOOD FLUKE (Schistosoma mansoni): SPECIES ACCOUNTS
NO COMMON NAME (Fasciola hepatica): SPECIES ACCOUNTS
Flukes live all over the world.
The habitat of a fluke is the same as that of its host and can change as the fluke goes from host to host.
Flukes cannot live without nourishment from a host organism. In some species the larvae (LAR-vee), or animals in an early stage that change form before becoming adults, do not eat. Adult flukes eat blood cells, mucus, and body cells.
Flukes pose a health threat to humans. Fluke diseases cause weakness, diarrhea, bleeding, fever, abdominal pain, and other severe symptoms.
Flukes are not threatened or endangered.
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