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Paramphistomum

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Paramphistomum

The rumen fluke, a genus of digenetic trematodes (family paramphistomatidae) parasitic in the rumen or paunch of cattle; species include paramphistomum microbothrioides, Paramphistomum cervi, and Paramphistomum liorchis.

Origin: para-_ G. Amphistomos, having a double mouth, fr. Amphi, two-sided, _ stoma, mouth