Nematodes

From Dog

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

Parasite Order Location in dog Geographical distribution
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
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
Cercopithifilaria spp Spiruridae subcutaneous tissue Southern Europe, Australia, India, South-east Asia, Africa
Dioctophyme renale Enoplida renal pelvis, urinary bladder North and 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
Filaroides osleri Nematoda lungs Northern hemisphere
Gnathostoma procyonis Gnathostomatidae stomach North Africa, India, South-East Asia, Australia
Lagochilascaris major Ascaridida mouth, respiratory tract North and South America
Lagochilascaris minor Ascaridida mouth, respiratory tract North and South America
Onchocerca lupi Spiruridae skin Asia, India, Africa
Oslerus rostratus Metastrongylid lungs United States, Pacific Islands, southern Europe, Middle East
Pearsonema plica Trichurid urinary bladder, renal pelvis Worldwide
Pelodera strongyloides Rhabditida urinary bladder Europe, North America
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
Protospirura numidica Spiruridae stomach South-east Asia, Middle East
Rhabditis strongyloides Rhabditida urinary bladder Europe, North America
Spirocerca lupi Spiruroidea oesophagus, stomach, small intestine Asia, the Americas
Strongyloides stercoralis Rhabditida small intestine, lungs South-East Asia
Thelazia californiensis Thelazioidea connective tissue, eye North America
Toxocara canis 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
Uncinaria stenocephala Ancylostomatidae small intestine North Africa, Europe, Asia