Parasites of domestic and wild animals in South Africa. XVI. Helminth and arthropod parasites of blue and black wildebeest (Connochaetes taurinus and Connochaetes gnou)
Horak, I.G.; De Vos, V.; Brown, M.R.
Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research 50(4): 243-255
ISSN/ISBN: 0030-2465 PMID: 6676686 Accession: 001231469
Helminths recovered from 55 C. taurinus culled at monthly intervals from November 1977 to November 1978 in the Kruger National Park, South Africa, included: 13 nematode, 4 cestode and one trematode species. The most prevalent nematode was Haemonchus bedfordi and the most abundant was Cooperia connochaeti. Moniezia benedeni was the most abundant cestode and Avitellina sp. the most prevalent. Strongyloides sp. infections were mainly confined to animals one to 5 months of age.