Occurrence of Moniezia expansa (Rud, 1810) Blanchard, 1891 (Cestoda: Anoplocephalidae) in domestic pig (Sus scrofa domestica Linnaeus, 1758) in Perú

Luis Antonio Gómez-Puerta, Maria Teresa Lopez-Urbina, Armando E. González

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Abstract

The presence of Moniezia expansa (Rud, 1810) Blanchard, 1891, is reported in domestic pig (Sus scrofa domestica Linnaeus, 1758). Four tapeworms were collected and identified as M. expansa. This is the first report of M. expansa collected in a domestic pig in Perú.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)380-381
Number of pages2
JournalVeterinary Parasitology
Volume158
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 20 2008
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Domestic pig
  • Moniezia expansa
  • Perú
  • Tapeworm

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Parasitology
  • veterinary(all)

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