Helminth parasites of the American avocet Recurvirostra americana (Aves), from the Salt Lake basin, Utah.

@article{Hinojos1993HelminthPO,
  title={Helminth parasites of the American avocet Recurvirostra americana (Aves), from the Salt Lake basin, Utah.},
  author={J. Hinojos and B. Campbell and A. Canaris},
  journal={The Journal of parasitology},
  year={1993},
  volume={79 1},
  pages={
          114-6
        }
}
Five species of cestodes and 1 species of trematode, for a total of 4,770 (chi- =79.5) helminths, were obtained from 60 American avocets, Recurvirostra americana, collected from July to September 1985 and 1986 in the Salt Lake basin, Utah. The most prevalent parasite was the cestode Diplophallus coili (95%). It occurred in mature pairs 90% of the time. All species of helminths showed a contagious distribution except for mature D. coili, which had a uniform distribution. This uniform… Expand