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1

What is characteristic of the Enoplid L1?

Stylet (onchiostyle)

2

What are the enoplid species?

Dioctophyma renale

Trichuris

Trichinella

Capillarid

3

What is typically the definitive host for Dictophymoidea?

Carnivores

4

What is the common name for Dioctophyme renale?

Giant kidney worm

5

What is the preferred host of Dioctophyme renale?

Mink

6

What type of hosts does Dioctophyme renale have?

Intermediate hosts = aquatic oligochaete (annelid)

Paratenic hosts = frogs, fish

7

What feature distinquishes the male Dioctophyme renale?

Bell-shaped copulatory bursa

8

How might Capillaria be transmitted?

Ingestion of L1 in egg

Intermediate host

Paratenic host

9

What is the intermediate host of Capillaria?

Earthworm

10

Where in the body would the following be found?

Capillaria eucoleus

Capillaria pearsonema

C. eucoleus : trachea & bronchi

C. pearsonema : urinary bladder

11

What commonly called the "fox lung worm"?

What species does it infect?

Eucoleus (Capillaria) aerophilus

Fox, CATS, other canids

12

Where will Eucoleus boehmi live in the body?

Nasal passages

Sinuses

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