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Uncinaria stenocephala (Northern hookworm)

Wikipedia Abstract

Uncinaria stenocephala is a nematode that parasitizes dogs, cats, and foxes as well as humans. It is rare to find in cats in the United States. The common name is the northern hookworm of dogs.
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Parasite of 
Canis aureus (Golden Jackal)[1]
Canis latrans (Coyote)[1]
Canis lupus (Wolf)[1]
Canis lupus familiaris (domestic dog)[1]
Chrysocyon brachyurus (Maned Wolf)[1]
Felis margarita (Sand Cat)[1]
Homo sapiens (man)[1]
Lycalopex culpaeus (Culpeo)[1]
Lynx canadensis (lynx)[2]
Meles meles (European Badger)[1]
Mellivora capensis (Honey Badger)[3]
Mus musculus (house mouse)[1]
Nyctereutes procyonoides (Raccoon dog)[1]
Vulpes bengalensis (Bengal Fox)[1]
Vulpes corsac (Corsac Fox)[1]
Vulpes lagopus (Arctic Fox)[1]
Vulpes velox (Swift Fox)[1]
Vulpes vulpes (Red Fox)[1]


New Zealand (Alien);



Attributes / relations provided by
1Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
2Nunn, C. L., and S. Altizer. 2005. The Global Mammal Parasite Database: An Online Resource for Infectious Disease Records in Wild Primates. Evolutionary Anthroplogy 14:1-2.
3Mellivora capensis, Jana M. Vanderhaar and Yeen Ten Hwang, MAMMALIAN SPECIES No. 721, pp. 1–8 (2003)
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