Correlates of helminth community in the red-legged partridge (Alectoris rufa L.) in Spain.

@article{Calvete2003CorrelatesOH,
  title={Correlates of helminth community in the red-legged partridge (Alectoris rufa L.) in Spain.},
  author={C. Calvete and R. N. Estrada and J. Lucientes and Alejandro Estrada and I Telletxea},
  journal={The Journal of parasitology},
  year={2003},
  volume={89 3},
  pages={445-51}
}
Between 1992 and 1996, 587 wild red-legged partridges (Alectoris rufa) from 16 Spanish provinces were examined to study the variations of helminth communities in this game species across a broad geographical area. The survey revealed 13 species of helminth parasites. Dicrocoelium sp.. Rhabdometra nigropunctata, and Cheilospirura gruweli were the most common species, whereas Raillietina bolivari, Choanotaenia infundibulum, Tetrameres sp., and Capillaria anatis were the most rare. Subulura… CONTINUE READING

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