Of four species of fish-eating birds from Chiloé Island (Chile), three were infected with eight species of helminths. Tetrabothrius sp. was found in Larus scoresbii. Tetrabothrius cylindracetisy, Profilicollis antarcticus, Anomotaenia dominicanus, Stephanoprora denticulata, Capillaria sp. and P. antarcticus were found in Larus dominicanus. Contracaecum rudolphii and Corynosoma sp. infected Phalacrocorax olivaceus. With the exception of S. denticulata, C. rudolphii and Capillaria sp., the above helminths are reported for the first time from Chile.
Gastrointestinal Helminths of Fish-Eating Birds from Chiloe Island, Chile
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Patricio Torres, Eileen Ruíz, Walter Gesche, Aldo Montefusco; Gastrointestinal Helminths of Fish-Eating Birds from Chiloe Island, Chile. J Wildl Dis 1 January 1991; 27 (1): 178–179. doi: https://doi.org/10.7589/0090-3558-27.1.178
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