Stilesia

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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.