[Ecology of Thelazia spp. in cattle and their vectors in Italy].

@article{Giangaspero2004EcologyOT,
  title={[Ecology of Thelazia spp. in cattle and their vectors in Italy].},
  author={Annunziata Giangaspero and Donato Traversa and Domenico Otranto},
  journal={Parassitologia},
  year={2004},
  volume={46 1-2},
  pages={257-9}
}
The genus Thelazia (Spirurida, Thelaziidae) includes a cosmopolitan group of eyeworm spirurids responsible for ocular infections in domestic and wild animals and transmitted by different species of muscids. Bovine thelaziosis is caused by Thelazia rhodesi Desmarest 1828, Thelazia gulosa Railliet & Henry 1910, and Thelazia skrjabini Erschow 1928, which occur in many countries; T. gulosa and T. skrjabini have been reported mainly in the New World, while T. rhodesi is particularly common in the… CONTINUE READING