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Habronema spp.

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Species:
Ectoparasite


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Stomach worms (Habronema muscae, Habronema microstoma and Drachia

megastome) live in the horse stomach. Habronema species live under a thick mucus coat

on the surface of the stomach while Drachia live in large nodules in the stomach wall.

The housefly transmits both parasites.


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