Acanthochephaliasis pada Ular Hijau (Trimeresurus insularis)

Translated title of the contribution: Acanthochephaliasis in White-lipped Green Pitviper (Trimeresurus insularis)

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White-lipped Green Pitviper (Trimeresurus insularis) is one type of snake whose population in nature is still not extinct and has a wide spread starting from the island of Java, Bali, Komodo, Lombok, Padar, Rinca, Romang, Roti, Sumba, Sumbawa, Timor. Population decline can occur if the incidence of disease infections continues to increase, one of the most common infectious diseases is helminthiasis. This study aimed to identify and determine the level of Acathochepala infection in White-lipped Green Pitviper in Banyuwangi Regency. A total of 20 green snakes were examined for Acanthochepala infection. Identification was done when the worm had been stained using carmine. The results showed that 20 positive green snake samples were infected with Acanthochepala in the subcutan, muscle tissue, digestive tract and reproductive tract.

Translated title of the contributionAcanthochephaliasis in White-lipped Green Pitviper (Trimeresurus insularis)
Original languageIndonesian
Pages (from-to)155-159
Number of pages5
JournalJurnal Medik Veteriner
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2021


  • Acanthocephala
  • Helminthiasis
  • Trimeresurus insularis
  • White-lipped Green Pitviper


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