Helminth parasites of House Shrew Suncus murinus (L., 1766) in Nassiriyah City, Thi-qar Province
Forty specimens of house shrew Suncus murinus were collected from several localities in center of Nassiriyah city, Thi-qar Province for the period from February to July 2008. The animals were examined for helminth parasites. 23(57.5 %) to be infected with three species of helminths, two cestodes Staphylocystis furcata, S. multihamata and one nematode Pseudophysaloptera petaloidi. The measurements of the isolated parasites were taken and compared with previous studies carried out in the world. All these helminths were recorded in the present study for the first time in Iraq.