Overview

Distribution

Gulf of St. Lawrence (unspecified region), southern Gaspe waters (Baie des Chaleurs, Gaspe Bay to American, Orphan and Bradelle banks; eastern boundary: Eastern Bradelle Valley), Prince Edward Island (from the northern tip of Miscou Island, N.B. to Cape Breton Island south of Cheticamp, including the Northumberland Strait and Georges Bay to the Canso Strait causeway), and the western slope of Newfoundland, including the southern part of the Strait of Belle Isle but excluding the upper 50m in the area southwest of NL.
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Ecology

Habitat

parasitic
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Associations

In Great Britain and/or Ireland:
Animal / parasite / endoparasite
fluke of Cryptocotyle lingua endoparasitises small intestine of Larus argentatus

Animal / parasite / endoparasite
fluke of Cryptocotyle lingua endoparasitises small intestine of Sternidae

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fluke of Cryptocotyle lingua endoparasitises small intestine of Laridae

Animal / parasite / endoparasite
cercaria of Cryptocotyle lingua endoparasitises Littorina littorea

Animal / parasite / endoparasite
cercaria of Cryptocotyle lingua endoparasitises Clupea harengus

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Known prey organisms

Cryptocotyle lingua preys on:
Phalacrocorax carbo
Larus canus
Larus ridibundus
Larus argentatus
Larus marinus
Pholis gunnellus
Zoarces viviparus
Pomatoschistus minutus
Myxocephalus scorpius
Platichthys flesus
Littorina littorea

Based on studies in:
Scotland (Estuarine)

This list may not be complete but is based on published studies.
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Life History and Behavior

Behavior

Diet

parasitic on host
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Barcode data: Cryptocotyle lingua

The following is a representative barcode sequence, the centroid of all available sequences for this species.


There are 197 barcode sequences available from BOLD and GenBank.

Below is a sequence of the barcode region Cytochrome oxidase subunit 1 (COI or COX1) from a member of the species.

See the BOLD taxonomy browser for more complete information about this specimen and other sequences.

TTTTTAGGTCTTGCGTTG---AGGTTTTTGATTCGAATAAATTATTTGGATCCTTACTATAATATTGTTTCT---CCAGATGTTTATAAATATATTATTACCAGTCATGGTATAGCTATGATTTTTTTCTTTTTAATGCCTGTGTTGATTGGTGGGTTTGGTAATTATTTGTTACCCTTATTA---CTAGGATTACCAGATTTGAAATTGCCTCGGTTAAAAGCTTTGAGAGCATGATTATTATTGCCATCTGCTGTATGTTTTGGGTTAAGAATGTTCGGTGGTTCG------GGGGTTGGATGAACTTTTTATCCCCCGCTTTCTTCAGGTGATTATAGT---GGTTGAGGCGTAGATTTT---TTAATGTTTGCTCTTCATTTAGCCGGTCTTTCGAGTATATTTGGTTCTTTGAACTTTATTTGTACAATTATGAGAGCTATGAGTGATCATATT---ACTGAACGTTTTTCAATAATTGTCTGGGCATATTTATTTACTTCAATTTTATTGTTGGTTTCTTTACCTGTGTTAGCAGCA---GGGATTACCATGCTTCTTTTTGATCGTAAATTTGGTTCTGCCTTTTTTGATCCGTTAGGTGGTGGGGATCCAGTGCTTTTTCAACATATGTTTTGGTTTTTTGGTCATCCTGAGGTATATGTTCTTATTTTACCTGGATTTGGTATGATTAGTCATATTTGTACAACTTTAACG---AATAATGACTCTTTGTTTGGATACGGGGGTTTAGTTTTAGCAATGTTAGCTATTGTTTGTCTAGGTAGTGTAGTATGAGCACATCATATGTTTATGGTTGGTTTAGACTTGAAGACAGCTGTCTTCTTTAGATCTGTTACTATGATTATTGGTGTACCAACCGGAATTAAGGTTTTTTCTTGATTATAC---ATGCTTGCTGGTAGT---CGAGTTCGTTTATGACCAATTATTTGATGAATTGTTGGGTTTATTGTTTTATTTACTATTGGTGGTGTTACGGGTATAATTTTATCTTCGTCAATAATGGATACCTTACTTCATGATACTTGATTTGTGATAGCTCAT------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------TCT
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Statistics of barcoding coverage: Cryptocotyle lingua

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLDS) Stats
Public Records: 196
Specimens with Barcodes: 200
Species With Barcodes: 1
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