Heterakis

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Heterakis

a genus of nematodes in the family Heterakidae.

Heterakis beramporia
found in nodules in the cecal wall of chickens.
Heterakis brevispiculum
a parasite of chickens and guinea fowl.
Heterakis dispar
found in goose and duck.
Heterakis gallinae (syn. Heterakis gallinarum), Heterakis vesicularis, Heterakis papillosa
found in most species of domestic birds and some wild species. A vector for Histomonas meleagridis.
Heterakis indica
found in chickens.
Heterakis isolonche
found in pheasants, quail and other gallinaceous birds. Causes nodular typhlitis, diarrhea, emaciation and death.
Heterakis linganensis
found in chicken.
Heterakis meleagris
found in turkey.
Heterakis pavonis
found in peafowl and pheasant.
Heterakis spumosa
found in the cecum of rats.