Raillietina

Raillietina

(rī-lē-ĕ-tī'nă),
A genus of tapeworms (family Davaineidae, order Cyclophyllidea), three species of which, Raillietina madagascariensis or Raillietina demerariensis, Raillietina asiatica, and Raillietina formosana, have been found in humans. However, the identification of many of these worms found in humans has been questioned.

Raillietina

(rī″lē-ĕ-tī′nă)
A genus of tapeworms belonging to the family Davaineidae.

Raillietina demerariensis

A species that infests humans, reported from several South American countries, esp. Ecuador.

Raillietina

a genus of cyclophyllidean tapeworms containing a very large number of species, many of them uncommon. In the family Davaineidae.

Raillietina cesticillus
common in domestic poultry.
Raillietina echinobothrida
a common finding in the small intestine of chickens and turkeys.
Raillietina georgiensis
found in domestic and wild turkeys.
Raillietina magninumida
found in guinea fowl.
Raillietina ransomi
found in domestic and wild turkey.
Raillietina tetragona
found in the posterior small intestine of many birds including domestic fowls.
Raillietina williamsi
found in wild turkey.
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The helmenthes have been identified in this study including Raillietina achinobothridia, Syngamus trachea, Capillaria colombae and Ascaridia colombae.
The host of Raillietina species is a beetle, and foraging chickens have ample opportunity to ingest this and other arthropods.
Many cause damage and inflammation of the intestinal mucosa--Davainea meleagridis, Raillietina echinobothrida, Mediorhynchus spp.