Moniezia | definition of Moniezia by Medical dictionary
a genus of tapeworms in the family Anoplocephalidae.
Moniezia benedini, Moniezia expansa
common inhabitants of the small intestine in young ruminants up to the age of 6 months. Massive infestations may cause diarrhea and wasting.
References in periodicals archive
An egg of Moniezia
was observed in one fecal sample of a swift fox but does not represent actual infection, because this is a parasite of large herbivores.
marginata serves as an intermediate host for a sheep tapeworm, Moniezia benedeni (Moniez), in India, and Karg (1968) observed significant feeding damage caused by these mites on greenhouse cucumbers in Germany.
Record of a new intermediate host Fuscuropoda marginata (Uropodidae) for the sheep tapeworm Moniezia benedeni.