Oncicola

(redirected from Oncicola canis)

Oncicola

a genus of thorny-headed worms (acanthocephalans) in the family Macracanthorhynchidae.

Oncicola campanulatus
found in the intestine of dogs.
Oncicola canis
found in the intestine of dogs, coyotes, cats, lynx and bobcats. Chance infections can occur in young turkeys and cause cysts in the esophageal wall.
References in periodicals archive ?
The only reported case of Oncicola canis in Iran has been related to jackal so far [11].