Raillietina

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Raillietina

(rī-lē-ĕ-tī'nă),
A genus of tapeworms (family Davaineidae, order Cyclophyllidea), three species of which, Raillietina madagascariensis or Raillietina demerariensis, Raillietina asiatica, and Raillietina formosana, have been found in humans. However, the identification of many of these worms found in humans has been questioned.

Raillietina

(rī″lē-ĕ-tī′nă)
A genus of tapeworms belonging to the family Davaineidae.

Raillietina demerariensis

A species that infests humans, reported from several South American countries, esp. Ecuador.

Raillietina

a genus of cyclophyllidean tapeworms containing a very large number of species, many of them uncommon. In the family Davaineidae.

Raillietina cesticillus
common in domestic poultry.
Raillietina echinobothrida
a common finding in the small intestine of chickens and turkeys.
Raillietina georgiensis
found in domestic and wild turkeys.
Raillietina magninumida
found in guinea fowl.
Raillietina ransomi
found in domestic and wild turkey.
Raillietina tetragona
found in the posterior small intestine of many birds including domestic fowls.
Raillietina williamsi
found in wild turkey.
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The present investigations total 20 pigeons were dissect of which one species of cestodes: Raillietina tetragona and one species of nematode: Ascaridia columbae (both male and female) were recorded.
Frequency counts of internal parasites' eggs before the administration of powered betel nut Classification of Parasites TREATMENTS I II III IV 1G 2G 3G CD Total Ascaridia galli 17 68 17 82 184 Amaeboaenia shenoids 0 1 0 0 1 Capillaria annulata 24 1 5 91 121 Davainea prolottina 0 17 15 0 32 Heterakis Galliae 72 61 8 39 180 Prosthogonimus Sp 42 0 1 0 43 Raillietina tetragona 0 11 0 0 11 Suburula brumpti 0 3 0 0 3 TOTAL 155 162 46 212 575 Table 7.
C) Raillietina tetragona (C) Syngamus trachea (N) Tetrameres fissispina (N) Gymnostinops montezuma Hymenolepis sp.