Trichocephalus


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Trichocephalus

 

(also Trichurus), a genus of roundworms that parasitize the large intestine and cecum of roe deer, deer, goitered gazelles, fallow deer, sheep, camels, cattle, and other mammals. The human whipworm (Trichocephalus trichurus) is a parasite of the human intestine.

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In this study we followed Cutler (1994) and Emig (1983, 1997) morphological criteria for the identification of the peanut worms as Sipunculus nudus and Apionsoma trichocephalus, and the lamp shells as Glottidia audebarti and G.
Notes: Recorded as Trichocephalus vulpis Froelich, 1789 and Trichuris canis.
multiradiatus, el pez globo Sphoeroides trichocephalus, el roncador Pomadasys nitidus y la palma Parapsettus panamensis (demersal-pelagicos) formaron junto con la sardina Opisthopterus dovii y la anchoa Anchoa starksi (pelagico-neriticos) un tercer grupo de especies de toda la columna de agua (Fig.