ANIMAL AND HUMAN PARASITE IMAGES
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Last updated: 15 January 2014


Monogenes

Cleidodiscus pricei (opisthaptor)
Unknown monogene (egg)


Digenes

Acanthatrium eptisici (adult distome)
Allassostoma magnum (adult amphistome)
Allassostoma magnum (adult amphistome, second photo)
Allassostoma magnum (line drawing)
Clinostomum sp. (yellow grub disease in largemouth bass)
Clonorchis sinensis (adult distome)
Clonorchis sinensis (eggs)
Clonorchis sinensis (line drawing)
Echinostoma trivolvis (adult echinostomes)
Fasciola hepatica (adult distome)
Fasciola hepatica (more adults)
Fasciola hepatica (egg)
Fasciola hepatica (more eggs)
Fasciolopsis buski (adult distomes)
Fasciolopsis buski (line drawing)
Loxogenes sp. (adult distome)
Metagonimus yokagawai (adult distome)
Paragonimus kellicotti (adult distome)
Paragonimus kellicotti (egg)
Paragonimus westermani (eggs)
Paramphistomum cervi (adult amphistome)
Prosthogonimus macrorchis (adult distome)
Posthodiplostomum minimum (metacercaria)
Nanophyetus salmincola (adult distome)
Schistosoma haematobium (egg)
Schistosoma haematobium (more eggs)
Schistosoma japonicum (egg)
Schistosoma japonicum (more eggs)
Schistosoma mansoni (eggs)
Schistosoma mansoni (more eggs)
Schistosoma mansoni (mating pair)
Stichorchis subtriquetrus (adult amphistome)
Trematode developmental stages (miricidia and rediae)
Wardius zibethicus (adult amphistome)
Wardius zibethicus (another adult amphistome)


Cestodes

Choanotaenia atopa (eggs)
Choanotaenia atopa (hooks on scolex)
Corallobothrium fimbriatum (scolex)
Cyathocephalus sp. (scolex)
Cysticercoid (excised from arthropod)
Diphyllobothrium latum (egg)
Diphyllobothrium latum (proglottids and eggs)
Diphyllobothrium latum (scolex)
Dipylidium caninum (egg packets)
Dipylidium caninum (scolex and proglottid)
Echinococcus granulosus (entire adult, scolex, protoscolices)
Glaridacris laurei (scolex)
Hymenolepis diminuta (eggs)
Moniezia sp. (egg)
Ophiotaenia koennbergii (scolex)
Raillietina cesticillus (experimentally infected bird)
Raillietina cesticillus (worms in situ)
Strobilocerci from cotton rat
Taenia pisiformis (eggs)
Taenia pisiformis (hooks)
Taenia saginata (cysticerci from beef heart)
Taenia saginata (proglottids)
Taenia saginata (scolex)
Taenia solium (scolex)
Tetraphyllideans (scolices)
Thysanosoma actinioides (proglottids)
Trypanorhynch (scolex)
Vampirolepis nana (scolex and eggs)


Nematodes

Ancylostoma caninum (histological section of adult)
Ancylostoma caninum (oral armature)
Ancylostoma taxideae (eggs)
Ascaridia lineata (histological section of larva)
Ascaris (eggs)
Baylisascaris procyonis (embryonated eggs)
Baylisascaris procyonis (larva in brain of quail)
Baylisascaris procyonis (worms from intestine)
Calodium hepaticum (=Capillaria hepatica) (eggs in rat liver)
Capillaria sp. (egg)
Dirofilaria immitis (worms in heart)
Dracunculus insignis (larvae from dog)
Enterobius vermicularis (eggs)
Eucoleus aerophila (=Capillaria aerophila) (egg)
Gongylonema sp. (mucosal tracts)
Haemonchus contortus (copulatory bursa)
Kalicephalus sp. (buccal cavity plates)
Molineus barbatus (cephalic vesicle)
Molineus barbatus (copulatory bursa)
Necator americanus (buccal cavity and eggs)
Ostertagia ostertagi (abomasal lesions and bottlejaw)
Passalurus ambiguus (esophagus and posterior bulb)
Parastrongylus cantonensis (worms in rat lungs)
Physaloptera praeputialis (worms in stomach)
Physaloptera rara (cephalic collarette)
Serpinema trispinosus (anterior end)
Setaria yehi (anterior end)
Spinitectus sp. (anterior cuticular spines)
Strongyloides stercoralis (J1 larva)
Strongylus edentatus (corona radiata)
Strongylus sp. (adult female worm)
Tetrapetalonema llewelleni (microfilaria in blood smear)
Thelastoma collare (SEMs)
Toxascaris leonina (eggs)
Toxocara cati (eggs)
Trichinella pseudospiralis (various stages)
Trichinella spiralis (adult female)
Trichinella spiralis (muscle larvae)
Trichinella spp. (world distribution maps)
Trichuris muris (egg)
Trichuris vulpis (egg)
Wuchereria bancrofti (microfilariae)


Protozoa

Amoebic nuclear structure (line drawings of nuclei)
Babesia bigemina (merozoites)
Balantidium coli (cyst)
Balantidium coli (trophozoites)
Besnoitia darlingi (kidney tissue cyst)
Blastocystis hominis (vacuolar stages)
Caryospora duszynskii (oocyst)
Caryospora lindsayi (oocysts)
Caryospora simplex (TEM of caryocyst)
Caryospora simplex (oocyst)
Chilomastix mesnili (trophozoites and cysts)
Cryptosporidium andersoni (various stages)
Cryptosporidium baileyi (SEMs)
Cryptosporidium parvum (feeder organelle)
Cryptosporidium parvum (life-cycle)
Cryptosporidium parvum (oocysts; acid fast stained)
Cryptosporidium parvum (various stages)
Cryptosporidium varani (various stages from leopard geckos)
Cyclospora cayetanensis (graphs depicting sporulation of oocysts)
Cyclospora cayetanensis (unsporulated oocysts; acid fast stained)
Cyclospora cayetanensis (sporulated and unsporulated oocysts; viable)
Dientamoeba fragilis (binucleate trophozoites)
Eimeria ambystomae (oocyst)
Eimeria acervulina (oocyst)
Eimeria maxima (oocyst)
Eimeria nieschulzi (oocysts)
Eimeria ontarioensis (oocyst)
Eimeria sp. (oocysts from gall bladder)
Eimeria tenella (oocyst)
Endolimax nana (trophozoites and cysts)
Entamoeba coli (trophozoites and cysts)
Entamoeba gingivalis (trophozoites)
Entamoeba histolytica (trophozoites and cysts)
Feline isosporans (oocysts)
Frenkelia microti (brain cyst)
Gemmocystis cylindrus (oocysts)
Giardia intestinalis (cysts)
Giardia intestinalis (trophozoites)
Gregarina cuneata (oocysts)
Gregarina sp. (gametes)
Gregarina sp. (line drawing)
Hammondia hammondi (muscle cyst)
Hammondia heydorni (oocyst)
Hepatozoon sp. (gamont)
Histomonas meleagridis (infection in turkeys)
Ichthyophthirus multifiliis (trophozoite in skin)
Iodamoeba buetschlii (trophozoite and cysts)
Isospora belli (oocysts; acid fast stained)
Isospora calocitta (oocyst)
Isospora delicatus (oocyst)
Isospora felis (oocyst)
Isospora rivolta (oocyst)
Isospora rothschildi (oocyst)
Leishmania donovani (amastigotes)
Leukocytozoon anatis (gametocytes)
Microsporidian (histological section of developmental stages)
Myxidium serotinum (plasmodium from gall bladder)
Myxozoans (spores)
Naegleria fowleri (trophozoites in brain)
Neospora caninum (spinal cord cyst)
Nyctotherus sp. (trophozoites)
Opalina sp. (trophozoite)
Plasmodium falciparum (blood smears)
Plasmodium lophurae (exflagellation)
Plasmodium malariae (blood smears)
Plasmodium vivax (blood smears)
Plasmodium vivax (stages in mosquito)
Sarcocystis "rileyi" (muscle cysts from teal)
Sarcocystis tenella (muscle cyst)
Toxoplasma gondii (brain cyst)
Toxoplasma gondii (live brain cyst)
Toxoplasma gondii (oocyst)
Trichomonas muris (trophozoites)
Trichomonas vaginalis (trophozoites)
Trichonympha campanula (trophozoites)
Tritrichomonas foetus (line drawing)
Trypanosoma cruzi (amastigotes)
Trypanosoma cruzi (trypomastigote)
Trypanosoma gambiense (trypomastigotes in blood smear)
Trypanosoma lewisi (trypomastigotes in blood smear)
Trypanosoma musculi (trypomastigotes in blood smear)
Trypanosoma rhodesiense (trypomastigotes in blood smear)


Arthropoda

Amblyomma americanum (male)
Amblyomma americanum (whole mounts)
Argulus sp. (whole mount)
Ceratophyllus niger (whole mount)
Cheyletiella yasguri (whole mounts)
Chrysops sp. (wing structure)
Cimex lectularis (whole mount)
Ctenocephalides felis (line drawing)
Ctenocephalides felis (whole mount)
Culex pipiens (adult emerging from pupa)
Cuterebra sp. (skin bots)
Demodex canis (whole mount; dog)
Demodex folliculorum (whole mount)
Demodex folliculorum (more whole mounts)
Demodex gatoi (whole mount; cat)
Dermacentor variabilis (whole mounts)
Dipteran (Brachycera) wing venation (line drawings)
Echidnophaga gallinacea (anterior end)
Felicola subrostratus (whole mounts)
Flea structure (ctenidia)
Gastrophilus sp. (horse stomach bots)
Glossina sp. (wing structure)
Ixodes scapularis (whole mounts)
Leptopsyllus segnis (anterior end)
Linognathus setosus (whole mount)
Lizard mites (infested lizard)
Melophagus ovinus (whole mount)
Notoedres cati (whole mounts)
Otobius megnini (whole mounts)
Otodectes cynotis (whole mounts)
Pedicinus obtusus (whole mounts)
Pediculus humanus (whole mounts)
Psoroptes cuniculi (whole mount)
Pthirus pubis (whole mount)
Rhipicephalus sanguineus (whole mounts)
Sarcoptes scabiei (whole mount)
Sarcoptes scabiei (more whole mounts)
Tick distribution maps for Kansas (line drawings)
Tick structure 1 (festoons)
Tick structure 2 (basis capituli)
Tick structure 3 (hypostomes with dentition)
Xenopsylla cheopis (whole mount)


Miscellaneous taxa

Aspidogastrean (adult)
Candiru (line drawings of adults)
Cytamoeba sp. (blood smears)
Coccidioides immitis (histological sections)
Interesting sights in Belize (miscellaneous photographs)
Lymnaeid snails in Kansas (shells)
Macracanthorhynchus hirudinaceus (eggs)
Placobdella parasitica (whole mounts)
Pneumocystis carinii (cysts)
Raillietiella teagueselfi (eggs)




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