IN –92, Grassi and Rovelli1 fed onchospheres of Davainea proglottina to the slugs Limax cinereus, Agriolimax agrestis and Limax flavus and were able in . Davainea proglottina: pictures (1). To cite this page: Myers, P., R. Espinosa, C. S. Parr, T. Jones, G. S. Hammond, and T. A. Dewey. The Animal Diversity. of this outer coat. The wrinkled or corrugated surface reminds on what of the gelatinous coat of an Ascaris egg. A rather heavy fibr delimits the heart-shaped.

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Observations on the life cycle of Davainea proglottina in Britain.

Cestode of Poultry Family Davaineidae Davainea proglottina

Chemical control of the snails and slugs with molluscicides i. Davainea proglottina is a small tapeworm, usually not longer than 4 mm with only 4 to 7 segments proglottids. Contamination on hand 3. Infection of Deroceras sp.

Eliminate intermediate host 3. In other projects Wikispecies. Also in this site: By mild and humid weather the eggs davvainea remain infective for slugs and snails during several days. Free-ranging birds should be kept off humid environments that are supportive of slugs and snails. Cyclophyllidea Taenia saginataTaenia saginata Taenia soliumTaenia solium Echinococcus granulosusEchinococcus granulosus Echinococcus multilocularisEchinococcus.

Davainea proglottina (Davaine, ) – Taxonomy

Observations on some gut helminths of the domestic fowl in uganda davainea proglottina raillietina cesticillus brachylaemus commutatus gongylonema ingluvicola ascaridia galli dispharynx nasuta heterakis spp. My presentations Profile Feedback Log out. To use this website, you must agree to our Privacy Policyincluding cookie policy. Chronic infections lead to reduced weight gains, diminished egg production, malnutrition, general weakness and even paralysis. Davainea proglottinaalso called the minute tapeworm or the small chicken tapewormis a parasitic worm that has chicken, turkey, guineafowl, grouse, other domestic and wild gallinaceous birds but also pigeons as final hosts.


Synopsis and Classification of Living Organisms, vol. McGraw-Hill, New York, pp. The time between infection and shedding of the first eggs prepatent period is 2 to 3 weeks. Introduction Monsters Inside Found world wide, but is common in regions where humans work closely with pigs and porglottina ill-prepared pork.

Environmental hygiene – sanitation 2. Infeccao de Deroceras sp. Revista cubana de ciencias veterinarias: Sudden massive infections can cause hemorrhagic enteritis and intestinal necrosis that can be fatal proflottina the young birds. Each segment has also excretory cells known as flame cells protonephridia.

Davaineidae – Wikipedia

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Views Read Edit View history. The life-cycle of Davainea proglottina and relation between the proglottids discharged daily and the number of tapeworms in the domestic fowl.

The reproductive organs in each segment have a common opening called the genital pore. Free-ranging poultry are more at risk if they have free access to humid environments with abundant slugs and snails that can be inefected.


Retrieved from ” https: Biological control of Davainea proglottina i. But in numerous regions in Africa and Asia almost all traditionally kept poultry are more or less infected with this parasite davanea related tapeworms.

In fact, such molluscicides mainly niclosamide are approved only in a few countries as an aid in the prevention of human schistosomiasis also called bilharziosis or snail fever. How would an invasion of this worm affect you personally? Dynamics of the daily expulsion of proglottides of the avian cestodes Davainea proglottina Davaine,Raillietina S.

It is closely related to Raillietina sppanother genus of bird tapeworms.


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Ask your veterinary doctor! Dynamics of daily expulsion of proglottides by the avian cestodes Davaniea proglottina Davaine,Raillietina S cesticillus Molin, and Choanotaenia infundibulum Bloch, Indian Veterinary Journal 47 Davaineidae Scientific classification Kingdom: It is quite common in traditional and free-ranging poultry. They don’t need them because each segment absorbs what it needs directly through its tegument.