Fasciolopsis buski (continued)
Almost identical to F. hepatica except that the granules in the yolk mass are uniformly
SIZE: 140 x 80 mcm (large, 3 end to end will fill HPF).
SHAPE: "Hen's egg"; oval.
OPERCULUM: Present, indistinct.
CONTENT: Yolk mass; fills the egg.
SIZE: 25 to 45 mm long by 8 to 12 mm wide (very large).
SHAPE: Leaf-like, no cephalic cone.
INTESTINAL CECA: Undulating.
TESTES: Dendritic and tandem.
Figure 3-27. Stages of Fasciolopsis buski.