Schizochoerus liguloideusKlaus Rohde
The species has been found in the body cavity of Arapaima gigas (Clupeiformes) in the Amazon. Maximum length is 83 mm, maximum width 3.5 mm. Eggs lack a stalk, and ontogenesis is incompletely known.
Dubinina, M.N. (1982). Parasitic worms of the class Amphilinida (Platyhelminthes). "Nauka", Leningrad (in Russian). (Older references therein).
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