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Table 5 Host specificity of the nematodes of the Ostertagiinae subfamily among European ruminant host species

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

Typical host Nematode species
Family Subfamily Species
Bovidae Bovinae Cattle (Bos taurus) Ostertagia ostertagi; O. leptospicularis
European bison (Bison bonasus) Ostertagia ostertagi; O. leptospicularis
Caprinae Domestic sheep (Ovis aries) Teladorsagia circumcincta (species complex)
Mouflon (Ovis musimon) Teladorsagia circumcincta
Domestic goat (Capra hircus) Teladorsagia circumcincta (species complex)
Other Capra species (Capra sp.) Teladorsagia circumcincta; Marshallagia marshalli
Chamois (Rupicapra rupicapra) Teladorsagia circumcincta; Marshallagia marshalli
Cervidae Capreolinae Roe deer (Capreolus capreolus) Ostertagia leptospicularis
Moose (Alces alces) Ostertagia antipini; Mazamastrongylus dagestanica
Reindeer (Rangifer tarandus) Ostertagia gruehneri
Cervinae Red deer (Cervus elaphus) Spiculopteragia boehmi
Fallow deer (Dama dama) Spiculopteragia asymmetrica; Ostertagia drozdzi