Lagochilascaris

Lagochilascaris

(lă″gō-kī-lăs′kă-rĭs) [Gr. lagōs, hare, + cheilos, lip, + askaris, intestinal worm]
A genus of parasitic worms that may infect the skin, esp. in residents of or travelers to the Caribbean.

Lagochilascaris

a genus of nematodes in the family Ascarididae.

Lagochilascaris minor
found in wild felines and didelphoids (American opossums).
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Two new records of helminth parasites of domestic cat from Uruguay: Alaria alata (Goeze, 1782) (Digenea, Diplostomidae) and Lagochilascaris major Leiper, 1910 (Nematoda, Ascarididae).
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.