НАХОДКА ЯИЦ ГЕЛЬМИНТОВ TOXOCARA В КОПРОЛИТАХ ГИЕНЫ PACHYCROCUTA BREVIROSTRIS ИЗ ПЛЕЙСТОЦЕНА ПЕЩЕРЫ ТАВРИДА (КРЫМ)

Translated title of the contribution: EVIDENCE OF TOXOCARA EGGS IN PACHYCROCUTA BREVIROSTRIS (GERVAIS, 1850) COPROLITES FROM THE PLEISTOCENE OF TAURIDA CAVE (CRIMEA)

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Abstract

Coprolites of the hyena Pachycrocuta brevirostris from the Lower Pleistocene (Upper Villafranchian) of Taurida Cave (Crimea) were studied. One of the three hyena coprolites contained eggs of a helminth. These eggs were attributed to Toxocara sp. based on size and morphology. Toxocariasis was evidently a very common infestation among extinct hyena species. The find of toxocara in P. brevirostris coprolite from the Taurida Cave is the earliest evidence of roundworm infestation in P. brevirostris.
Translated title of the contributionEVIDENCE OF TOXOCARA EGGS IN PACHYCROCUTA BREVIROSTRIS (GERVAIS, 1850) COPROLITES FROM THE PLEISTOCENE OF TAURIDA CAVE (CRIMEA)
Original languageRussian
Pages (from-to)245-248
Number of pages4
JournalДоклады Российской академии наук. Науки о жизни
Volume504
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2022

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  • 38.00.00 GEOLOGY

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