Stilesia

Stilesia

a genus of tapeworms in the family Thyanosomatidae.

Stilesia globipunctata
found in the small intestine of ruminants and causes sufficient injury to kill some animals.
Stilesia hepatica
found in the bile ducts in all ruminant species and causes thickening of the duct walls but there is no clinical disease.
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In this respect, helminthes species identified in the present study comprised Trichrius globulosa, Stronglyoidus papillosus, Haemonochus contortus, Trichrius trichrua, Moneiza expensa, Avitellina centripunctata, Stilesia globipunctata, Thysaniezia girdi and Parapostomum curvi with the respective prevalence shown in Table 1.
The prevalence and economic significance of Fasciola gigantic and Stilesia hepatica in slaughtered animals in the semi-arid coastal Kenya.