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 and Antonio A Mignucci-Giannoni and Nilda M. Jim{\'e}nez-Marrero and Lucy Bunkley-Williams and Dad{\'i}n Prando Moore and Danny B. Pence},
  journal={Avian pathology : journal of the W.V.P.A},
  year={2002},
  volume={31 5},
  pages={
          441-8
        }
}
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… CONTINUE READING
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