Parasites of waterfowl from southwest texas: ii. the shoveler, Anas clypeata

Northern Shoveler (Anas clypeata) Science Article 1


Thirty-eight shoveler ducks, Anas clypeata, were collected in the Rio Grande Valley, Hudspeth County, Texas. Nineteen species of helminths, six species of lice and a sarcosporidian, Sancocystis nileyi, were recorded. Seventeen of the nineteen species of helminths were observed in fall migrants and twelve species were recorded from spring migrants. The nematode A/if ilania pochandi Au, 1969, is a new host and American record.

Dorothy Broderson, Albert G. Canaris, and John R. Bristol, Journal of Wildlife Diseases Vol. 13, October, 1977

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