Porrocaecum

Porrocaecum

a genus of roundworms in the family Ascarididae.

Porrocaecum angusticolle
found in birds of prey.
Porrocaecum aridae
found in the heron.
Porrocaecum crassum
found in the intestine of ducks; causes nasal discharge, diarrhea, anemia and loss of weight.
Porrocaecum decipiens
found in the small intestine of the walrus.
Porrocaecum depressum
found in birds of prey.
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Amidostomum acutum, Streptocara crassicauda, Sciadiocara rugosa, Porrocaecum crissum, strongyloides spp.
The recovered helminths were identified as 1 digenean trematode species, Neodiplostomum reflexum; 2 species of nematodes, Synhimantus species, and larvae of Porrocaecum species; and a single species of Acanthocephala, Centrorhynchus species.
proposed Pseudoterranova azarasi for 1 of the 5 sibling species, incorporating part of the name Porrocaecum azarasi, previously considered a synonym for Pseudoterranova decipiens.
Tentacularia coryphaenae (Bosc 1797), Hepatoxylum trichuri (Holten,1802), Anisakis simplex o tipo I (Dujardin, 1845), Anisakis physeteris o tipo II (Baylis 1923), Porrocaecum sp.
Prevalencia 1981 2003 2008 2009 a a a (actual) Parasito 1989 2004 2009 Trematoda Didymozoidae (metacercaria) 13 0 ND 0,39 Cestoda Tentacularia coryphaenae 6,6 5,6 90,4 56,2 Tetraphyllidea (plercoercoide) 1,2 83,1 0 ND Pelichnibothrium speciosum 72,5 NI 0 ND Hepatoxylon trichiuri 0 70,2 0 0,78 Nematoda Anisakis simplex o tipo I 9,2 6,5 4,7 15,7 Anisakis physeteris o tipo II 24,2 17,7 19,0 50 Porrocaecum sp.
schneideri, we found eight species of nematodes from six families: Rhabdiasidae: Rhabdias fuelleborni Travassos, 1926 and Rhabdias elegans Gutierrez, 1945; Molineidae: Oswaldocruzia proencai Ben Slimane & Durette-Desset, 1995; Cosmocercidae: Cosmocerca podicipinus Baker & vaucher, 1984 and Cosmocerca parva Travassos, 1925; Kathlaniidae: Falcaustra mascula (Rudolphi, 1819) Freitas & Lent, 1941; Ascarididae: Porrocaecum sp.
Family Ascarididae Baird, 1853 Genus Porrocaecum Raillet & Henry, 1912 Porrocaecum sp.
Species of Porrocaecum are parasites of the intestines of birds; earthworms serve as intermediate hosts and small mammals that consume earthworms may serve as paratenic (= transport) hosts (Anderson 2000).
Gross examination showed severe infestation with Colpocephalum trispinum and Ardeicola melanopis lice, moderate emaciation, pale musculature, bursal atrophy, and severe hemorrhagic enteritis due to a heavy proventricular and intestinal infection with Porrocaecum heteropterum nematodes.
D) "Carraco" Porrocaecum angusticolle (N) "Cobra imperator" Porrocaecum (N), Kalicephalus sp.