Nematodes

From Cat

Nematodes (roundworms) are the most common parasites of cats and include:

Parasite Order Location in cat Geographical distribution
Abbreviata gemina Physalopteroidea stomach, small intestine Europe, Africa
Aelurostrongylus abstrusus Metastrongyloid lungs Worldwide
Anatrichosoma spp Capillaria skin Asia, Africa
Ancylostoma braziliense Strongyloidea small intestine Worldwide
Ancylostoma ceylanicum Strongyloidea small intestine Worldwide
Ancylostoma tubaeforme Strongyloidea small intestine Worldwide
Aonchotheca putorii Enoplida stomach Northern Europe, North America
Bronchostrongylus sucrenatus Metastrongyloid lungs Africa
Brugia beaveri Filarioidea lymphatics South-East Asia, India, Africa, Central America
Brugia malayi Filarioidea lymphatics South-East Asia, India, Africa, Central America
Brugia pahangi Filarioidea lymphatics South-East Asia, India, Africa, Central America
Brugia patei Filarioidea lymphatics South-East Asia, India, Africa, Central America
Calodium hepaticum Enoplida small intestines, liver South America, Europe
Cyathospirura chevrauxi Spiruroidea small intestine Worldwide
Cyathospirura dasyuridis Spiruroidea small intestine Worldwide
Cyathospirura seurati Spiruroidea small intestine Australia
Cylicospirura advena Spiruroidea small intestine New Zealand
Cylicospirura felineus Spiruroidea small intestine Australia, North America, India
Cylicospirura heydoni Spiruroidea small intestine Australia
Cylicospirura seurati Spiruroidea small intestine Australia
Cylicospirura subaqualis Spiruroidea small intestine India, Africa, South America
Dipetalonema reconditum Filarioidea interstitium Worldwide
Dirofilaria immitis Filarioidea heart Worldwide
Dirofilaria repens Filarioidea connective tissue Worldwide
Dirofilaria striata Filarioidea connective tissue Worldwide
Dracunculus spp Spiruroidea skin Northern Africa, Middle East, India, Asia
Eucoleus aerophilus Enoplida lungs Worldwide
Gnathostoma procyonis Gnathostomatidae stomach North Africa, India, South-East Asia, Australia
Gnathostoma spinigerum Gnathostomatidae stomach North Africa, India, South-East Asia, Australia
Gurltia paralysans Angiostrongyloidea nervous tissue North and South America[1]
Lagochilascaris major Ascaridida mouth, respiratory tract North and South America
Lagochilascaris minor Ascaridida mouth, respiratory tract North and South America
Mammomonogamus auris Strongylida nasal, trachea Asia
Mammomonogamus ierei Strongylida nasal, trachea Trinidad
Mammomonogamus mcgaughei Strongylida nasal, trachea Sri Lanka
Mammomonogamus dispar Strongylida nasal, trachea South America
Mastophorus muris Spiruroidea stomach Europe, North America
Molineus barbatus Trichostrongyloidea small intestine North America
Ollulanus tricuspis Trichostrongyloidea stomach Australia, southern Europe, the Americas
Oslerus rostratus Metastrongylid lungs United States, Pacific Islands, southern Europe, Middle East
Pearsonema spp Enoplida urinary bladder, renal pelvis Worldwide
Physaloptera brevispiculum Physalopteroidea small intestine, connective tissue Sri Lanka
Physaloptera pacitae Physalopteroidea small intestine, connective tissue Philippines
Physaloptera praeputialis Physalopteroidea small intestine, connective tissue Worldwide
Physaloptera pseudopraeputialis Physalopteroidea small intestine, connective tissue Philippines
Physaloptera rara Physalopteroidea small intestine, connective tissue North America
Pterygodermatites cahirensis Rictularioidea small intestine Southern Europe, North Africa, India
Pterygodermatites affinis Rictularioidea small intestine Southern Europe, North Africa, India
Rhabditis strongyloides Rhabditida urinary bladder Europe, North America
Spirocerca lupi Spiruroidea oesophagus, stomach, small intestine Asia, the Americas
Spirura rytipleurites Spiruroidea oesophagus, stomach Southern Europe, North Africa
Strongyloides stercoralis Rhabditida small intestine, lungs South-East Asia
Strongyloides felis Rhabditida small intestine, lungs Australia, India
Strongyloides planiceps Rhabditida small intestine South-Eat Asian, Japan
Strongyloides tumefaciens Rhabditida small intestine North America
Thelazia californiensis Thelazioidea connective tissue, eye North America
Thelazia callipaeda Thelazioidea connective tissue, eye Asia, India, southern Europe
Toxocara canis Ascaridida small intestine, lungs Worldwide
Toxocara cati Ascaridida small intestine, lungs Worldwide
Toxascaris leonina Ascaridida small intestine Worldwide
Trichuris spp Trichurioidea small intestine Australia, North and South America
Trichinella spiralis Enoplida skeletal muscle Worldwide
Troglostrongylus subcrenatus Metastrongyloid lungs Africa
Turgida turgida Physalopteridae stomach North and South America
Uncinaria stenocephala Ancylostomatidae small intestine North Africa, Europe, Asia
Vogeloides massinoi Thelazioidea lungs North America, Europe
Vogeloides ramanujacharii Thelazioidea lungs North America, Europe

References

  1. Wolffhugel, K (1933) Paraplegia cruralis parasitaria felis, causada por Gurltia paralysans nov. gen. n. sp. (nematodes). Rev Chilena Hist Nat 37:190-192