Globocephalus

Globocephalus

(glō'bō-sef'ă-lŭs),
A genus of hookworm (subfamily Uncinariinae, family Ancylostomatidae) that consists of about five species, found chiefly in the small intestine of pigs. The species Globocephalus urosubalatus, of worldwide distribution, is a common hookworm of wild and domestic pigs.

Globocephalus

a genus of blood-sucking nematodes in the subfamily Ancylostominae; occur in the intestine of pigs and probably cause anemia if the infestation is heavy. Includes G. longemucronatus, G. samoensis, G. urosubulatus, G. versteri.