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Hymenolepis lanceolata in a Duck from Cauvery Delta Region

M.K. Vijayasarathi and A. Meenakshisundaram

Department of Veterinary Parasitology, Veterinary College and Research Institute, TANUVAS, Orathanadu 614 625, Thanjavur District, Tamil Nadu

Published in the Indian Veterinary Journal October 2019 : 96 (10) - pages 84 to 85
(Received: February, 2019, Accepted: August, 2019)


Post-mortem examination of a duck died with the history of enteritis revealed many tapeworms occluding the small intestine. Based on the morphological features the worms were identi ed as Hymenolepis lanceolata. This is the  rst report of H. lanceolata recorded in a duck from Cauvery Delta Region

Key Words: Duck, Hymenolepis lanceolata

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