What is characteristic of the Enoplid L1?
What are the enoplid species?
What is typically the definitive host for Dictophymoidea?
What is the common name for Dioctophyme renale?
Giant kidney worm
What is the preferred host of Dioctophyme renale?
What type of hosts does Dioctophyme renale have?
Intermediate hosts = aquatic oligochaete (annelid)
Paratenic hosts = frogs, fish
What feature distinquishes the male Dioctophyme renale?
Bell-shaped copulatory bursa
How might Capillaria be transmitted?
Ingestion of L1 in egg
What is the intermediate host of Capillaria?
Where in the body would the following be found?
C. eucoleus : trachea & bronchi
C. pearsonema : urinary bladder
What commonly called the "fox lung worm"?
What species does it infect?
Eucoleus (Capillaria) aerophilus
Fox, CATS, other canids
Where will Eucoleus boehmi live in the body?