a skin-infecting species of filaria parasitic in cattle and transmitted by the horn fly, Haematobia irritans; the only species known to occur in the U.S.; characterized by a row of spines behind the mouth of the adult worm, which is 6-8 mm in the female, 2-3 mm in the male. Both adults and larvae are found in granulomatous skin lesions in cattle, usually on the underside of the abdomen.
[G. stephanos, crown, + filaria]
a genus of nematodes in the family Filariidae; cause chronic dermatitis of cattle called cascado.
causes chronic dermatitis in buffaloes, goats and cattle. In cattle the disease is called humpsore.
found in the skin of cattle.
causes filarioid dermatitis in black rhinoceros.
found on the legs of cattle.
causes dermatitis of the muzzle and teats of cattle.
causes dermatitis on the ventral abdominal wall of cattle.
found on the inner side of the ear pinna of buffaloes.