Helminth and arthropod parasites of the brown pelican, Pelecanus occidentalis , in Puerto Rico, with a compilation of all metazoan parasites reported from this host in the Western Hemisphere

@article{Dyer2002HelminthAA,
  title={Helminth and arthropod parasites of the brown pelican, Pelecanus occidentalis , in Puerto Rico, with a compilation of all metazoan parasites reported from this host in the Western Hemisphere},
  author={William G. Dyer and Ernest H. Williams Jr and Antonio A. Mignucci-Giannoni and Nilda M. Jim{\'e}nez-Marrero and Lucy Bunkley-Williams and Debra P. Moore and Danny B. Pence},
  journal={Avian Pathology},
  year={2002},
  volume={31},
  pages={441 - 448}
}
Seven species of helminths and six species of arthropods are reported from 23 of 40 brown pelicans, Pelecanus occidentalis , collected from various localities in Puerto Rico. Helminth parasites include three nematodes ( Contracaecum multipapillatum , Contracaecum mexicanum , and Eustrongylides sp.), three trematodes ( Galactosomum darbyi , Mesostephanus appendiculatoides , and Ribeiroia ondatrae ), and one cestode ( Tetrabothrium sulae ). Arthropod parasites include Colpocephalum occidentalis… 

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