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A Study on the Cestodes of Carnivores in the Northwest of Iran

  • I. Mobedi (a1), R. A. Bray (a1), F. Arfaa (a1) and K. Movafag (a1)
Abstract

A study of the intestines of 208 carnivores (red fox, wolf and cat) from three different regions of Azerbaijan, Iran, revealed 10 species of cestodes: Taenia polyacantha, Taenia endothoracica, Echinococcus tnultilocularis, Joyeuxiella echinorhynchoides and Mesocestoides lineatus were found in Vulpes vulpes; Taenia multiceps, Taenia hydatigena, Echinococcus granulosus and Dipylidium caninum in Canis lupus; Taenia taeniaeformis in Felis sp.

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Journal of Helminthology
  • ISSN: 0022-149X
  • EISSN: 1475-2697
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