ameiva was sampled in three different populations of Caatinga vegetation, and there was no registered pentastomid
infection for this species, which may indicate the presence of Pentastomida in Teiidae lizards, occur accidentally or occasionally without causing apparent damage to the tissues of the infected organ.
We used Fisher's exact test in Quantitative Parasitology 3.0 (Quantitative Parasitology 3.0., Budapest, Hungary) to 1) examine parasite prevalence and mean intensity for Texas alligators, and 2) compare the prevalence variation of lung pentastomids
, gastric nematodes, and intestinal helminths among alligators from Texas (TX), Western
Large snakes offered by private hunters were analyzed directly for adult pentastomid
infection of respiratory tissues.
Ibarra-Velarde, "Serine protease activity demonstrated in the larval stage of the pentastomid
Linguatula serrata," Parasitology Research, vol.
Discovery of a new species of the pentastomid
genus Porocephalus (Humboldt, 1811) from Taiwan, China and its pathogenic features.
To date, about 10 pentastomid
species have been involved in zoonotic infections.
Sequence similarities to other pentastomids
range from 90.0% (Armillifer agkistrodontis, Porocephalus crotali) to 90.8% (Raillietiella spp.).
Check-list of the pentastomid
parasites crocodilians and freshwater chelonians.
The cestode, pentastomid
, and the two nematodes of the family Physalopteridae found here are heteroxenous and use invertebrates as intermediate hosts (Anderson, 2000).
To the Editor: Pentastomids
or tongue worms are a unique group of vermiform parasites, phylogenetically related to arthropods (1).
verrucosus (Chabaud and Brygoo, 1960, 1962, 1963; Caballero, 1968), only two pentastomids
have been reported from this species.
The purpose of this note is to report the occurrence of nematode, trematode and pentastomid
parasites in M.