Tracheophilus

Tracheophilus

a genus of trematodes in the family Cyclocoelidae, parasites of aquatic birds.

Tracheophilus cucumerinum
found in the trachea, air sacs and esophagus of domestic and wild ducks; causes obstruction leading to dyspnea and asphyxia.
Tracheophilus cymbius (syn. Tracheophilus sisowi)
found in the trachea and bronchi of domestic and wild ducks; cause tracheal obstruction and asphyxia.
References in periodicals archive ?
Taxonomic revision of Pneumatophilus Odhner, 1910, and description of Pneumatophilus tracheophilus n.