Trichocephalus


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Trichocephalus

(trik'ō-sef'ă-lŭs),
Incorrect name for Trichuris.
[tricho- + G. kephalē, head]
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The examinations found the presence of the following parasites: Giardia intestinalis, Blastocystis hominis, Enterobius vermicularis, Hymenolepis nana, Ascaris lumbricoides, and Trichocephalus trichiurus (Table 3).
Os nematelmintos foram Ascaris lumbricoides (1,32%), Trichocephalus trichiurus (0,66%), Enterobius vermiculares (0,33%), Ancylostoma braziliense (0,11%), Ancilostomideos (0,11%) e Trichuris trichiura (0,11%).
The peanut worms were identified by Cutler, Cutler and Vargas (1992) as Sipunculus nudus Linnaeus, 1766 and Apionsoma trichocephalus Sluiter, 1902.
Notes: Originally recorded as Trichocephalus ovis Abildgaard, 1795.