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Table 1 Number of nematodes of the Ostertagiinae subfamily from the post-mortem examinations of ruminant species

From: Host specificity and species diversity of the Ostertagiinae Lopez-Neyra, 1947 in ruminants: a European perspective

Family Subfamily Species Origin No. of animals examined No. of nematodes recovered
Bovidae Bovinae Cattle (Bos taurus) Poland, Germanya 11   59 955
Caprinae Domestic sheep (Ovis aries) Poland 32 48   57
Tatra chamois (Rupicapra rupicapra tatrica) Slovakia 16b    882
Cervidae Capreolinae Roe deer (Capreolus capreolus) Poland, Slovakia 84   98 4065
Cervinae Fallow deer (Dama dama) Poland 6 14   142
Red deer (Cervus elaphus) Poland, Slovakia 8    25
Total    157 6126
  1. aOnly abomasum
  2. bThe digestive tract of one Tatra chamois had no abomasum