Endoparasites of the coyote (Canis latrans), a recent migrant to insular newfoundland.

@article{Bridger2009EndoparasitesOT,
  title={Endoparasites of the coyote (Canis latrans), a recent migrant to insular newfoundland.},
  author={Kimberly E Bridger and Eric M Baggs and Jean R Finney-Crawley},
  journal={Journal of wildlife diseases},
  year={2009},
  volume={45 4},
  pages={1221-6}
}
This study provides the first data on the helminth fauna of the coyote (Canis latrans) in insular Newfoundland. Sixty-nine coyotes were collected between 2001 and 2003 and examined for helminths. A total of 10 helminth species were recorded: the cestodes Taenia ovis krabbei (9%), Taenia hydatigena (4%), Taenia pisiformis (1%), and Mesocestoides spp. (5%); and the nematodes Toxocara canis (19%), Toxascaris leonina (1%), Crenosoma vulpis (19%), Physaloptera rara (6%), Uncinaria stenocephala (3… CONTINUE READING

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