hairworm

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hairworm,

worm of the phylum NematomorphaNematomorpha
, small (about 230 species) phylum of pseudocoelomates; the horsehair worms. Most are very slender, elongated creatures found in ponds and streams, whose larvae live as parasites in arthropods. They emerge as adults for a brief time, then mate and die.
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hairworm

[′her‚wərm]
(invertebrate zoology)
The common name for about 80 species of worms composing the class Nematomorpha.
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Regulation and stability of a free-living host-parasite systems: Trichostrongylus tenuis in red grouse.
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Dobson, Population dynamics of Trichostrongylus colubriformis in sheep: Computer model to similate grazing systems and the evolution of anthelmintic resistance.
Data (Table II) indicate that Haemonchus and Trichostrongylus were the most frequently (n=13) recorded genera followed by Chabertia, Oesophagostomum (n=08), Schistosoma (n=07), Moniezia (n=05), Cooperia, Bunnostomum, Toxocara, Ostertagia, Nematodirus, Trichuris, Strongyliodes, Avitellina (n=03), Fasciola, Thelazia (n=02), Syngamus, Gaigeria, Skrjabinema, Cotylophoron, Metastrongylus, and Gongylonema (n=01) as mixed or single species infections in different species of animals.
A study of nematodes with taxonomy of the species of genus Trichostrongylus in sheep in district Bahawalpur.
Each group of sheep from B and C were further comprised of sub- groups (n=6) being infected with five genera of nematodes i.e., Strongyloides, Trichostrongylus, Haemonchus, Trichuris and Nematodirus between 1500- 2000 EPG levels (Table 1).
In sheep from Netherlands [1], it was observed ABZR in animals that remained positives after treatment, where the larvaes recovered from faecal cultures were Teladorsagia, Trichostrongylus and Haemonchus.
contortus to the total nematode larvae, with the rest being Trichostrongylus species.