Japanese Journal of Veterinary Research;Volume 37, Number 1

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GASTROINTESTINAL HELMINTH FAUNA OF JAPANESE MOLES, MOGERA SPP

Yokohata, Yasushi;Abe, Hisashi;Jiang, Yue Ping;Kamiya, Masao

Permalink : http://hdl.handle.net/2115/3136
JaLCDOI : 10.14943/jjvr.37.1.1
KEYWORDS : gastrointestinal helminths;Mogera spp.;Japan

Abstract

One trematode, Echinostoma macrorchis, 2 cestodes, Hymenolepis diminuta and Choanotaenia spasskii and 5 nematodes, Parastrongyloides winchesi, Tricholinstowia talpae, Heterakis spumosa, Trichuris sp. and Capillaria soricis were obtained from 129 Mogera wogura, 233 M.kobeae and 28 M.tokudae, which were collected from almost all over Japan. All present cases were new host and locality records. The discovery of T. talpae in Japan shows the wide distribution of this species from Japan to Europe.

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