Uncinaria(redirected from Uncinaria stenocephala)
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A genus of nematode hookworms that infect various mammals. Species include Uncinaria stenocephala, the European hookworm of dogs, cats, and various wild carnivores, also found in North America, where it is much less common than Ancylostoma caninum, although it has been implicated in human cutaneous larva migrans.
[LL. uncinus, a hook]
Etymology: L, uncinus, hook
a genus of nematode that causes hookworm in dogs, cats, and other carnivores.
UncinariaA genus of hookworms.
a genus of canine hookworms in the order Strongylida.
occurs in the badger and fox.
found in the fur seal.
the common species in the dog, cat and fox.
found in all ursids.