Strongylus edentatus

Stron·gy·lus e·den·ta·'tus

a bloodsucking species occurring in the cecum and colon of the horse, ass, mule, and zebra.


a genus of roundworms in the family Strongylidae. Called also redworm. See also strongylosis.

Strongylus asini
found in the large intestine of the ass and wild equids.
Strongylus edentatus
found in the large intestine of horses.
Strongylus equinus
found in the cecum and colon of equids.
Strongylus tremletti
found in the rhinoceros.
Strongylus vulgaris
found in the large intestine of equids; larval stages are found in the anterior mesenteric and other arteries.
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Early development of and pathology associated with Strongylus edentatus.
Strongylus edentatus (Looss, 1900) Colon and intestinal caeca, Equus caballus (M), NA (Brenes-Madrigal 1961).
N) Onchocerca cervicalis (N) Oxyuris equi (N) Parascaris equorum (N) Setaria equina (N) Strongylus edentatus (N) Strongylus equinus (N) Strongylus vulgaris (N) Triodontophorus tenuicollis (N) Felis catus Amphimerus costarricensis * (D) Ancylostoma caninum (N) Dipylidium caninum (N) Paragonimus mexicanus (D) Taenia taeniaeformis (C) Toxocara mystax (N) Felis concolor Echinococcus oligarthrus (C) Felis pardalis Lagochilascaris sp.