New Host Records of Parasites in the Malayan Red Jungle Fowl, Gallus gallus spadiceus

Lee, Chu Chong and Amin Babjee, Shaik Mohamed (1993) New Host Records of Parasites in the Malayan Red Jungle Fowl, Gallus gallus spadiceus. Pertanika Journal of Tropical Agricultural Science, 16 (2). pp. 107-110. ISSN 0126-6128

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Thirty species of parasites were recovered from seven adult male Malayan red jungle fowls Gallus gallus spadiceus from Ulu Langat, Selangor, Malaysia. Fifteen species of the parasites are newly recorded for this host; they are Pseudolynchia canariensis, Eimeria sp., Trichomonas gallinarum, Ascaridia galli, Capillaria annulata, Capillaria contorta, Cardiofilaria nilesi, Dispharynx spiralis, Gongylonema sp., Heterakis gallinarum, Tetrameres fissispina, Hymenolepis cantaniana, Raillietina cesticillus, Raillietina tetragona and Postharmostomum gallinum. The most common parasites are the nematode species of Heterakis and Capillaria.

Item Type:Article
Keyword:New host records, parasites, Malayan red jungle fowl
Publisher:Universiti Putra Malaysia Press
ID Code:3159
Deposited By: Nasirah Abu Samah
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