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Haemonchus contortus (red stomach worm)

Wikipedia Abstract

Haemonchus contortus, also known as the barber's pole worm, is very common parasite and one of the most pathogenic nematodes of ruminants. Adult worms attach to abomasal mucosa and feed on the blood. This parasite is responsible for anemia, oedema, and death of infected sheep and goats, mainly during summer months in warm, humid climates.Females may lay over 10,000 eggs a day, which pass from the host animal in the faeces. After hatching from their eggs, H.
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Parasite of 
Addax nasomaculatus (addax)[1]
Aepyceros melampus (impala)[1]
Alcelaphus buselaphus (hartebeest)[2]
Alcelaphus lichtensteinii (Lichtenstein's hartebeest)[2]
Alces alces (moose)[1]
Antidorcas marsupialis (springbok)[2]
Antilocapra americana (pronghorn)[1]
Antilope cervicapra (blackbuck)[1]
Atherurus africanus (Brush-tailed porcupine)[1]
Axis axis (chital)[1]
Bison bison (American bison)[1]
Blastocerus dichotomus (marsh deer)[1]
Bos taurus (cow)[3]
Bos taurus indicus (aurochs)[1]
Camelus dromedarius (dromedary)[1]
Capra hircus (domestic goat)[1]
Capra ibex (ibex)[1]
Capra pyrenaica (Spanish ibex)[1]
Capreolus capreolus (western roe deer)[1]
Cephalophus natalensis (Natal duiker)[1]
Cervus elaphus (wapiti or elk)[1]
Connochaetes taurinus (blue wildebeest)[1]
Dama dama (fallow deer)[1]
Damaliscus lunatus (topi)[1]
Damaliscus pygargus (bontebok)[2]
Gazella spekei (Speke's gazelle)[1]
Giraffa camelopardalis (giraffe)[4]
Hemitragus hylocrius (Nilgiri tahr)[1]
Hippotragus niger (sable antelope)[1]
Homo sapiens (man)[1]
Kobus ellipsiprymnus (waterbuck)[1]
Kobus leche (lechwe)[1]
Lama glama (llama)[1]
Macropus rufus (Red Kangaroo)[5]
Madoqua saltiana (Salt's dik-dik)[1]
Muntiacus muntjak (Indian muntjac)[1]
Muntiacus reevesi (Reeves's muntjac)[1]
Nanger soemmerringii (Sömmerring's gazelle)[2]
Odocoileus hemionus (mule deer)[1]
Odocoileus virginianus (white-tailed deer)[1]
Oryx beisa (East African oryx)[1]
Oryx gazella (gemsbok)[2]
Ovibos moschatus (muskox)[1]
Ovis aries orientalis (mouflon)[1]
Ovis canadensis (bighorn sheep)[1]
Pelea capreolus (common rhebok)[1]
Raphicerus sharpei (Sharpe's grysbok)[1]
Redunca arundinum (southern reedbuck)[1]
Redunca redunca (Bohar reedbuck)[1]
Rucervus duvaucelii (barasingha)[1]
Rupicapra pyrenaica (Pyrenean chamoios)[1]
Rupicapra rupicapra (chamois)[1]
Rusa unicolor (sambar)[1]
Sus scrofa (wild boar)[2]
Sylvicapra grimmia (bush duiker)[1]
Syncerus caffer (African buffalo)[1]
Taurotragus oryx (eland)[1]
Tragelaphus strepsiceros (greater kudu)[2]
Wallago attu (Wallago)[1]


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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.
3Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
4Giraffa camelopardalis, Anne Innis Dagg, MAMMALIAN SPECIES No. 5, pp. 1-8 (1971)
5Species Interactions of Australia Database, Atlas of Living Australia, Version ala-csv-2012-11-19
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