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Table 2 Prevalence of Echinostoma spp. from natural infections in Radix spp. and Stagnicola palustris in Germany and Iceland

From: New cryptic species of the ‘revolutum’ group of Echinostoma (Digenea: Echinostomatidae) revealed by molecular and morphological data

Species Host Locality Prevalence (%)
Echinostoma revolutum Radix peregra Lake Myvatn (Iceland) 2.31
  Radix auricularia Hennetalsperre (Germany) 1.92 - 10.00
  Radix peregra Hennetalsperre (Germany) 37.50a
  Stagnicola palustris Hengsteysee (Germany) 0.74
Echinostoma sp. IG Radix peregra Nordic House (Iceland) 0.94
  Radix auricularia Baldeneysee (Germany) 1.32 (2009)b
  Radix auricularia Hengsteysee (Germany) 2.00 - 2.90 (2009)b
  Radix auricularia Hengsteysee (Germany) 1.56 (2011)b
  1. a Sample size small (n = 16); b Year indicated for different surveys of the same snail host.
  2. Values are calculated for homogenous distinct samples only.