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Acta Parasitologica, Vol. 52, No. 3, 2007, 292–294. DOI: 10.2478/s11686-007-0039-7
Anna Okulewicz (1)*, Jerzy Okulewicz (2), Joanna Hildebrand (1) and Grzegorz Zaleśny (1) – New data on straggled eyeworm Oxyspirura chabaudi (Baruš, 1965) (Nematoda, Thelaziidae) in Europe

(1) Department of Parasitology, Institute of Genetics and Microbiology, University of Wrocław, Przybyszewskiego 63, 51-148 Wrocław; (2) Department of General Biology and Medical Parasitology, Medical University of Wrocław, Mikulicza-Radeckiego 9, 50-368 Wrocław; Poland
*Corresponding author: annaok@microb.uni.wroc.pl
Three male specimens of the eyeworm, Oxyspirura chabaudi, were found during the post mortem examination of one individual of Turdus merula L. (Passeriformes). This is the first record of Turdus merula as a host for O. chabaudi.
KEY WORDS: Nematoda, Oxyspirura chabaudi, Passeriformes, Turdus merula, Poland

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