Oncicola

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Oncicola

a genus of thorny-headed worms (acanthocephalans) in the family Macracanthorhynchidae.

Oncicola campanulatus
found in the intestine of dogs.
Oncicola canis
found in the intestine of dogs, coyotes, cats, lynx and bobcats. Chance infections can occur in young turkeys and cause cysts in the esophageal wall.