ascaris cephaloptera, Rudolphi.Diaphanocephalus viper, Rudolphi.
A second species of ascaris (A. alienata) is described from Nasua rufa.
He says of it:—From the distinctness of the lateral membranes of the head I have given it the name of ascaris alata.
A species of ascaris and a Trichosoma (T. entomelas) are not uncommon in the intestines.
This ascaris has also been found in Cercopithecus fuliginosus and in Simia saba.
Treutler's drawing of Hamularia, as copied by Leuckart, looks like an ascaris upside down.
It is quite clear, therefore, that these authors did not believe that the ascaris mystax was a human parasite.
In ascaris, Boveri obtained similar but still more striking results.
A slightly more complicated metamorphosis is common in the genera ascaris and Strongylus.
Following Brandts nomenclature the species has since been recognised as ascaris rhytin.
Ascaris As·ca·ris (ās'kə-rĭs)
A genus of large roundworms parasitic in the small intestine of humans and other vertebrates.