M. Magdalena Garijo, Juana M. Ortiz, Francisco D. Alonso de Vega and Maria R. Ruiz de Ybanez* - First report of Marshallagia dentispicularis from sheep
Department of Animal Health, Faculty of Veterinary, University of Murcia, 30100 Espinardo, Murcia, Spain
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During post mortem examination of 181 sheep, a total of 16 male and 26 female nematodes were identified as Marshallagia
dentispicularis. This is the first report of the parasite in European sheep. A complete description of the species is given.
KEY WORDS: Marshallagia dentispicularis, Trichostrongylidae, sheep, Spain