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Give an example of a parasite in each phylum:
Giardia, coccidia, toxoplasma
roundworms, whipworms, hookworms
fleas, lice, ticks
How many days does it take for strongyle eggs to become infective?
Adult perascaris roundworms can be 6-12" in lenth
Live in small intestine
: oribatid mite.
Pinworms (Oxyuris equis)
Live in lg intestine
lay eggs on perianal area
Stomach bots (gasterophilus)
bots are the larval stages of flies
eggs need heat and moisture to hatch
remain in mouth for 1 month. Cause ulcers, etc
pass in feces in spring, burrow underground to pupate, emerge as adult
What is the name of the trichostrongyle known as the "barber pole worm?"
Which of the trichostrongyles are the most pathogenic?
Heamonchus, cause severe anemia.
What is Ostertagia also know as?
"Brown stomach worm"