Longistrongylus curvispiculum (Nematoda: Trichostrongyloidea) in Free-ranging Exotic Antelope in Texas

  title={Longistrongylus curvispiculum (Nematoda: Trichostrongyloidea) in Free-ranging Exotic Antelope in Texas},
  author={Thomas M. Craig},
  booktitle={Journal of wildlife diseases},
  • T. Craig
  • Published in Journal of wildlife diseases 1 July 1993
  • Biology
Longistrongylus curvispiculum was recovered from free ranging sable (Hippotragus niger), addax (Addax nasomaculatus) and biesa oryx (Oryx beisa) on two ranches in central Texas (USA). These nematodes represented a small portion of the total abomasal worm burden dominated by Haemonchus contortus. Female L. curvispiculum easily could be confused with other ostertaginae, but the spicules of the males were diagnostic. 
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