The effect of some ecological factors on the intestinal parasite loads of the Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) in southern India. Vidya, T.N.C.; Sukumar, R. Journal of Biological Sciences Bangalore, 2002, V.27 (5), p. 521-528. ISSN: 0250-5991.

            NAL call no: QH1.J63

            Descriptors: digestive system, parasite egg density, ecological factors.


Three new intestinal protozoan species of the genus Latteruria n.g. (Ciliophora: Trichostomatia) from Asian and African elephants. Timoshenko, Olga.; Imai, Soichi. Parasitology International, Dec. 1997, v. 46 (4), p. 297-303.

            NAL call no: QL757.P3747

            Descriptors: parasites, protozoa, host, elephants, Latteuria.


Ivermectin treatment of lice infestation in two elephant species. Karesh, W.B.; Robinson, P.T. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, Dec. 1, 1985, v. 187 (11), p. 1235-1236. ISSN: 0003-1488.

            NAL call no: 41.8 AM3

            Descriptors: Haematomyzus elephantis, Loxodonta, Elaphus, treatment, ivermectin.


Fatal infection of an elephant calf caused by the trematode Protofasciola robusta (Lorenz, 1881) in Somaliland. Vitovec, J.; Kotrla, B.; Haji, H.; Hayles, L.B. Zentralblatt fur Veterinarmedizin, B, 1984, v. 31 (8), p. 597-602. ref.

            NAL call no: 41.8 Z5

            Descriptors: helminths, colon, Digenea, Loxodonta africana.


Blood parasites in free-living African elephants. White, P.T. Zoologische Garten, 1980, v. 50 (1), p. 45-48. ISSN: 0044-5169.

            NAL call no: 410 Z724

            Descriptors: nematode parasites, microfilariae prevalence in blood, Loxodonta.


Helminths of the African elephant. Boulot, J.A.P.A. Dissertation Abstracts International, 1980, 40C, 4, 620.

            NAL call no: Z5053.D5

            Descriptors: Helminths, parasites, elephants.


Skin myiasis due to Ruttenia loxodontis Rodhain in an African elephant. Stehlik, M. Veterinary Record, Sept. 6, 1980, v. 107 (10), p. 227. ISSN: 0042-4900.

            NAL call no: 41.8 V641

            Descriptors: skin diseases, myiasis veterinary, parasitic, elephants.


Parabronema longispiculatum n. sp., a stomach parasite of the African elephant (Loxodonta africana Blumenbach, 1797). Graber, M. Rev. Elev. Med. Vet. Pays. Trop., 1975, v. 28 (4), p. 473-479. ref.

            Language: French with English summary.

            NAL call no: 41.8 R3262

            Descriptors: parasite, elephant, stomach.


Fly parasites (Diptera: Oestridae and Gasterophilidae) of the African elephant, Loxodonta africana (Blumenbach), and their problems. Koedoe, 1970, v. 13, p. 109-121.

            NAL call no: SB484.S6K6

            Descriptors: fly parasites, elephant, problems.

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