Encyclopedia of Parasitology

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| Editors: Heinz Mehlhorn

Eucoleus boehmi (syn. Capillaria boehmi)

  • Heinz Mehlhorn
Living reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-27769-6_4615-1

This species is the etiological agent of the nasal eucoleosis (capillarosis) of canids. The adults measure 12–64 mm in length and 0.008–0.12 mm in width. Its morphology is similar to Eucoleus aerophilus (syn. Capillaria aerophila).


Etiological Agent Eucoleus Aerophilus 
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Further Reading

  1. Perruci S et al (2014) In vitro development of Eucoleus boehmi eggs in different environmental conditions. Parasitol Res 113:2687–2691CrossRefGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institut für Zoomorphologie, Zellbiologie und ParasitologieDüsseldorfGermany