Ascocotyle arnoldoi

Ascocotyle arnoldoi (Travassos, 1928) Soganderes-Bernal & Lumsden, 1963 The worm was originally described from mice, dogs, and an albatross. However, this trematode has been reported from 3% of cats in São Paulo, Brazil (Ogassawara et al., 1986 NEED REFERENCE) and...

Ascocotyle pachycystis

Ascocotyle pachycystis Schroeder and Leigh, 1965 As part of the study of the life cycle of this parasite that typically infects raccoons, kittens were experimentally infected (Schroeder RE, Leigh WH. 1965. The life history of Ascocotylepachycystis sp. n., a trematode...

Ascocotyle longa

Ascocotyle longa Ransom, 1921 This parasite was originally described from an Alaskan Fox (Vulpes lagopus) that died in the National Zoo in Washington DC. It has been reported from dogs in Cairo and Alexandria (Azim MA. 1938. On the intestinal helminths of dogs in...

Ascocotyle angrense

Ascocotyle angrense Travassos, 1916 This parasite was originally described from a heron, Butorides striata, in Brazil. The only report of this parasite from the small intestine of a cat is from an experimental infection (Sogandares-Bernal F, Lumsden RD. 1963. The...

Ascocotyle minuta

Ascocotyle minuta Looss, 1899 ETYMOLOGY:Ascos (tube) + cotyle (disk) [referring to the shape of the anterior sucker being elongated within the body] and minuta (small) [referring to the small size]. SYNONYMS:Phagicola minuta (Looss, 1899) Faust, 1920; Parascocotyle...