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Table 2 Examples of nematode parasites that parasitize different regions of the intestinal tract in domestic animals, humans and rodents

From: Developing novel anthelmintics from plant cysteine proteinases

Host   Species  
  Stomach Small intestine Large intestine
Sheep Teladorsagia circumcincta
Haemonchus contortus
Trichostrongylus axei
Trichostrongylus colubriformis
Nematodirus battus
Trichuris ovis
Cattle Ostertagia ostertagi
Trichostrongylus axei
Cooperia spp.
Nematodirus spathiger
Oesophagostomum radiatum
Trichuris globulosa
Pigs Hyostrongylus rubidus Ascaris suum Oesophagostomum spp.
Humans   Ancylostoma duodenale
Necator americanus
Ascaris lumbricoides
Trichuris trichiura
Enterobius vermicularis
Rodents Protospirura muricola Heligmosomoides bakeri
Nippostrongylus brasiliensis
Trichinella spiralis
Trichuris muris