The mammalian schistosome Heterobilharzia americana was collected from a sample of 36 raccoons (Procyon lotor) in Archer and Wichita counties of north-central Texas, providing new county records and a northern range extension for the fluke in the state.
Heterobilharzia americana (Trematoda: Schistosomatidae) is a common North American mammalian blood fluke.
Heterobilharzia americana has a derived two-host pattern of transmission (Shoop 1988).
Heterobilharzia americana were encountered frequently within host mesenteric venules, and this study provides new county records (Archer & Wichita), as well as a northern range extension for the fluke in Texas.
Summary data of Heterobilharzia americana infections by host variable (Procyon lotor, n - 36) from north-central Texas.
Heterobilharzia americana (Trematoda: Schistosomatidae) from white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) in southern Florida.
Certain aspects of the biology and life cycle of Heterobilharzia americana in east central Texas.
Heterobilharzia americana Price, 1929, in the opossum from Louisiana.
Life history of Heterobilharzia americana Price 1929, a schistosome of the raccoon and other mammals in southeastern United States.
Species of avian schistosomes include Trichobilharzia, Gigantobilharzia, Austrobilharzia, Ornithobilharzia, Microbilharzia, and Heterobilharzia and are found worldwide.
Schistosome cercarial dermatitis is caused by avian schistosomes (Trichobilharzia, Gigantobilharzia, Austrobilharzia, Ornithobilharzia, Microbilharzia, and Heterobilharzia in North America) found in ducks, geese, gulls, and swans, and by schistosomes of certain aquatic mammals (such as muskrats and beavers).
Cercarial dermatitis (swimmer's itch) is caused by several genera of avian schistosomes including Trichobilharzia, Gigantobilharzia, Austrobilharzia, Ornithobilharzia, Microbilharzia, and Heterobilharzia.