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Table 6 Number and percentage of positive turtles in regard to infestation with different endoparasites

From: Parasites in pet reptiles

SCIENTIFIC NAME OF ENDOPARASITES (eggs and/or adults) NUMBER (%) OF POSITIVE SCIENTIFIC NAME (NUMBER OF TURTLES)
Oxyurid nematoda Figure 45 (Tachygonetria sp.) 459 (81.8) Testudo hermanni (258) Testudo graeca (123) Testudo horsfieldi (35) Geochelone elegans (23) Testudo marginata (12) Geochelone radiata (4) Emys orbicularis (1) Malacochersus tornieri (1) Pyxis arachnoides (1) Trachemys scripta elegans (1)
Strongylid nematoda Figure 46 (Camallanus sp. and others, unidentified species) 246 (43.7) Testudo hermanni (128) Testudo graeca (77) Geochelone elegans (21) Testudo horsfieldi (10) Testudo marginata (6) Geochelone radiata (2) Trachemys scripta elegans (1) Emys orbicularis (1)
Balantidium sp. 147 (26.2) Testudo hermanni (109) Testudo graeca (21) Geochelone elegans (5) Testudo marginata (5) Testudo horsfieldi (4) Malacochersus tornieri (2) Testudo kleinmanni (1)
Ascarid nematoda Figures 47, 48 and 49 (Angusticaecum sp.) 114 (20.3) Testudo graeca (82) Testudo hermanni (32)
Trematod eggs 47 (8.4) Testudo graeca (38) Testudo marginata (9)
Strongyloides sp. 21 (3.7) Testudo hermanni (12) Testudo graeca (4) Testudo marginata (3) Testudo horsfieldi (2)
Nyctotherus sp. 9 (1.6) Geochelone elegans (5) Geochelone radiata (2) Malacochersus tornieri (2)
Cestoda eggs 3 (0.5) Testudo graeca (3)
Amblyomma sp. 5 Geochelone elegans (2) Geochelone radiata (2) Testudo hermanni (1)
Hyalomma sp. 4 Testudo graeca (4)
Calliphoridae (Lucilia sp.) 1 Testudo hermanni (1)