Morphological and molecular confirmation of the validity of Trichuris rhinopiptheroxella in the endangered golden snub-nosed monkey (Rhinopithecus roxellana).

@article{Wang2018MorphologicalAM,
  title={Morphological and molecular confirmation of the validity of Trichuris rhinopiptheroxella in the endangered golden snub-nosed monkey (Rhinopithecus roxellana).},
  author={H B Wang and Huizhu Zhang and Liangli Song and L Zhu and M Chen and G J Ren and G H Liu and Guanghui Zhao},
  journal={Journal of helminthology},
  year={2018},
  pages={
          1-7
        }
}
The golden snub-nosed monkey (Rhinopithecus roxellana) is an endangered species endemic to China. Relatively little is known about the taxonomic status of soil-transmitted helminths (STH) in these monkeys. Trichuris spp. (syn. Trichocephalus) are among the most important STHs, causing significant socio-economic losses and public health concerns. To date… CONTINUE READING