Animal Parasites

Animal Parasites

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Unsurpassed, profusely illustrated text details lives, structures of numerous representative parasites of wild and domestic animals of North America. Exercises. Bibliographies.FAMILY DILEPIDIDAE A common parasite of this family is Dipylidium caninum, the double-pored tapeworm of dogs and cats. ... The oncosphere contains both germinative and somatic cells, six keratinaceous hooks with their associated muscles, and a penetration gland. ... EXERCISE ON LIFE CYCLE Flea eggs may be obtained by putting an infested dog or cat in a cage under which a pan is placed to catch eggs that drop from ... The larvae feed well on dog biscuits and dried blood.

Title:Animal Parasites
Author:Oliver Wilford Olsen
Publisher:Courier Corporation - 1986


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