Lizard nematodes

Dr David I. Gibson D.Gibson at
Tue Apr 25 08:15:19 EST 1995

"James F. Munro" <JMUNRO at> wrote:
> I have a couple of nematodes given to me by a vet in Edinburgh, Scotland 
who deals with a lot of exotic pets. One appears to be a Strongyloides: 
taken from the stool of a Green Iguana. The other which is more interesting 
was found in the subcutaneous tissue of an "Emerald lizard." Is anyone 
working on this kind of thing?
> James Munro
> Zoology Museum
> University of Glasgow
> Scotland 

Suggest you contact Eileen Harris (eah at, who deals with this type 
of enquiry on a regular basis.
David Gibson
Dr David I. Gibson
Parasitic Worms  Division
Department of Zoology                           Try:
The Natural History Museum        
London SW7 5BD
Tel. +44-(0)171-938-9485
Fax. +44-(0)171-938-8754
Internet: dig at

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