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A new metastrongyloidean species (Nematoda) parasitizing pulmonary arteries of Puma (Herpailurus) yagouaroundi (É. Geoffroy, 1803) (Carnivora: Felidae) from Brazil.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23016945     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Angiostrongylus felineus n. sp. (Nematoda, Metastrongyloidea), parasitic in Puma (Herpailurus) yagouaroundi (É. Geoffroy, 1803) (Carnivora, Felidae) from the municipality of Juiz de Fora, Minas Gerais state, Brazil, is described and illustrated herein. Angiostrongylus felineus n. sp. differs from all congeneric species by having the anterior extremity with accentuated cuticular expansion and by smaller size of spicules. This study describes for the first time a species of Angiostrongylus in a wild Felidae in Brazil.
Fabiano M Vieira; Luís C Muniz-Pereira; Sueli de Souza Lima; Antonio H A Moraes Neto; Erick V Guimarães; José L Luque
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't     Date:  2012-09-27
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of parasitology     Volume:  99     ISSN:  1937-2345     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Parasitol.     Publication Date:  2013 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-04-23     Completed Date:  2013-06-12     Revised Date:  2014-03-25    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7803124     Medline TA:  J Parasitol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  327-31     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Angiostrongylus / anatomy & histology,  classification*,  ultrastructure
Brazil / epidemiology
Pulmonary Artery / parasitology*
Puma / parasitology*
Sex Characteristics
Strongylida Infections / epidemiology,  parasitology,  veterinary*
Erratum In:
J Parasitol. 2013 Jun;99(3):409

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