Uncinaria stenocephala

Uncinaria stenocephala Railliet, 1884 (Figures 4-11 through 4-12) ETYMOLOGY:Uncin = hooked + aria referring to the body and steno = narrow + cephala = head SYNONYMS:Dochmoidesstenocephala, Uncinariapolaris Looss, 1911, Strongylustrigonocephala Gurlt, 1831, Dochmiustrigonocephala Ercolani, 1859, Ankylostomatrigonocephala Linstow, 1885 HISTORY:Uncinariastenocephala was … Continue reading

Ancylostoma ceylanicum

Ancylostoma ceylanicum (Looss, 1911) ETYMOLOGY: Ancylo = curved and stoma = mouth; ceylanicum for the location from where the host containing these parasites was originally obtained. SYNONYMS:Agchylostoma ceylanicum, Ancylostoma gilsoni HISTORY:Ancylostoma ceylanicum, like Ancylostoma tubaeforme, was originally described as a … Continue reading

Ancylostoma braziliense

Ancylostomabraziliense de Faria, 1910 ETYMOLOGY:Ancylo = curved + stoma = mouth; braziliense for the geographical location where the worms were first found. SYNONYMS:Agchylostomabraziliense HISTORY: This worm was described in 1910 by Dr. Gomes de Faria from specimens recovered from the … Continue reading