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1 October 1990 A Coprological Survey of Parasites of Wild Mantled Howling Monkeys, Alouatta palliata palliata
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Fecal samples from 155 mantled howling monkeys (Alouatta palliata palliata) examined at Centro Ecologico La Pacifica, Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica, revealed 75 (48%) had parasitic infections. A sampling of nine howling monkeys from Santa Rosa National Park, Costa Rica indicated only one infected animal (11%). Only three of 19 (16%) spider monkeys (Ateles geoffroyi) also from Santa Rosa were infected. Controrchis biliophilus, Trypanoxyuris minutus, unidentified strongylid eggs and Isospora sp. oocysts were found. Three monkeys from La Pacifica died and were examined for adult helminths. They were infected with Ascaris lumbricoides, C. biliophilus and T. minutus.

Stuart, Greenspan, Glander, and Clarke: A Coprological Survey of Parasites of Wild Mantled Howling Monkeys, Alouatta palliata palliata
Michael D. Stuart, Lisa L. Greenspan, Kenneth E. Glander, and Margaret R. Clarke "A Coprological Survey of Parasites of Wild Mantled Howling Monkeys, Alouatta palliata palliata," Journal of Wildlife Diseases 26(4), 547-549, (1 October 1990). https://doi.org/10.7589/0090-3558-26.4.547
Received: 26 March 1990; Published: 1 October 1990
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