Muellerius capillaris

Muel·le·ri·us cap·il·la·ris

(mū-ler'ē-ŭs kap'i-lā'ris),
One of the most common species of hair lungworms (subfamily Protostrongylinae) of sheep, goats, and deer. It is smaller than Dictyocaulus, inhabits the smaller bronchi and lung parenchyma, and is relatively nonpathogenic to its host.
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In goats Muellerius capillaris is the most common lung worm.
Shave, "Muellerius capillaris (Mueller, 1889) (Nematoda: Protostrongylidae): an unusual finding in Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep (Ovis canadensis canadensis Shaw) in South Dakota," Journal of Wildlife Diseases, vol.