Schistosoma mansoni (Cont'd)
MALE: 0.6 to 1.4 cm long by 1.1 mm wide.
FEMALE: 1.2 to 1.6 cm long by 0.2 mm wide.
SHAPE: Elongated with gynecophoral canal in males.
COLOR: White to cream
INTESTINAL CECA: Join early (in anterior portion of body).
TESTES: Anterior (3 to 13).
OVARY: In anterior half of body.
UTERUS: Short with 1 to 5 ova.
Figure 3-13. Stages of Schistosoma mansoni.