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First report of Cobboldia elephantis (Cobbold, 1866) larvae in a free ranging wild elephant from Andhra Pradesh, India

Author:
Venu, R., Thoiba Singh, Th., Veeraharin, R., Rajesh, D., Srilatha, Ch.
Source:
Journal of parasitic diseases 2015 v.39 no.2 pp. 168-170
ISSN:
0971-7196
Subject:
Elephas maximus, forests, larvae, parasitoses, stomach, India
Abstract:
Larvae of Cobboldia elephantis have been reported from the stomach of a free ranging wild elephant (Elephas maximus) while conducting post mortem examination at Palamner forest range, Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh state, India. This is the first report of C. elephantis in free ranging wild elephant in Andhra Pradesh state, India.
Agid:
1788289