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Table 5 Endoparasites of cats in Brazil

From: Dogs, cats, parasites, and humans in Brazil: opening the black box

Phylum Class Order Family Speciesa
Sarcomastigophora Zoomastigophora Diplomonadida Hexamitidae Giardia duodenalis
   Kinetoplastida Trypanosomatidae Leishmania infantum
     Leishmania amazonensis
     Leishmania braziliensis
     Trypanosoma cruzi
Apicomplexa Aconoidasida Piroplasmida Babesiidae Babesia vogeli
    Theileriidae Cytauxzoon felis
  Conoidasida Eucoccidiorida Hepatozoidae Hepatozoon canis
     Hepatozoon felis
    Cryptosporidiidae Cryptosporidium felis
    Eimeriidae Isospora felis (syn. Cystoisospora felis)
     Isospora felis (syn. Cystoisospora rivolta)
    Sarcocystidae Hammondia hammondi
     Sarcocystis hirsuta (syn. Sarcocystis bovifelis)
     Toxoplasma gondii
Nematoda Secernentea Strongylida Ancylostomatidae Ancylostoma braziliense
     Ancylostoma caninum
     Ancylostoma tubaeforme
    Angiostrongylidae Aelurostrongylus abstrusus
     Gurltia paralysans
    Syngamidae Mammomonogamus dispar
   Rhabditida Strongyloididae Strongyloides stercoralis
   Ascaridida Ascarididae Lagochilascaris minor
     Toxascaris leonina
     Toxocara cati (syn. Toxocara mistax)
    Dioctophymatidae Dioctophyme renale
   Trichurida Capillariidae Calodium hepaticum (syn. Capillaria hepatica)
     Pearsonema feliscati
    Trichuridae Trichuris campanula
     Trichuris serrata
   Spirurida Onchocercidae Dirofilaria immitis
    Physalopteridae Physaloptera praeputialis
Platyhelminthes Cestoda Cyclophyllidea Dipylidiidae Dipylidium caninum
    Taeniidae Taenia taeniformis
   Pseudophyllidea Diphyllobothriidae Spirometra mansonoides
  Trematoda Opisthorchiida Heterophyidae Ascocotyle angrense
     Ascocotyle longa (syn. Phagicola arnaldoi)
   Plagiorchiida Dicrocoeliidae Platynosomum fastosum
   Strigeatida Diplostomatidae Alaria alata
Acanthocephala Archiacanthocephala Moniliformida Moniliformidae Moniliformis moniliformis
  Palaecanthocephala Polymorphida Centrorhynchidae Sphaerirostris erraticus
  1. aChecklist of endoparasites (protozoa and helminths) affecting cats in Brazil [42, 44, 47, 71, 87, 90, 92, 97],[129, 131148, 346, 349, 352356]. Doubtful records (e.g., Ascaridia galli and Heterakis gallinarum) [68, 69] are not included.