Zoo and Wild Animal Medicine, 5th Edition

Zoo and Wild Animal Medicine

5th Edition

By Murray E. Fowler, DVM, Professor Emeritus, Zoological Medicine, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California at Davis, Davis, CA; and R. Eric Miller, DVM, Director of Animal Health and Conservation, Saint Louis Zoo, Forest Park, St. Louis, MO


1. Fish

AMPHIBIAN GROUPS
2. Anurans (anura, salienta) - frogs, toads
3. Urodeles (caudate, urodela) - salamanders, sirens
4. Caecilians (gymniophona, caecilia) ? caecilians

REPTILE GROUPS
5. Order Chelonia- turtles, tortoises
6. Order Crocodilia ? crocodiles, alligators, gavials, caimans
7. Suborder Sphenodontia ?Tuatara-
8. Suborder Lacertilia (sauria) ? lizards, skinks, geckos, and Suborder Amphisbaenis ? worm lizards
9. Suborder Ophidia (Serpentes) ?snakes-

AVIAN GROUPS
10. Ratites: Tinamiformes ? (tinamous), Struthioniformes, Rheiiformes, Cassuariformes ? (ostrich, emu, rhea, cassowary, kiwi)
11. Sphenisciformes ? penguins
12. Gaviiformes ? (loons); Podicipediformes ? (grebes); Procellariiformes ? (albatross, fumars, petrels, storm petrels, shearwaters)
13. Pelicaniformes ? pelicans, tropicbirds, cormorants, frigatebirds, anhingas, gannets
14. Ciconiiformes ? herons, ibises, spoonbills, storks
15. Phoenicopteriformes ? flamingos
16. Charadriiformes ? gulls, shorebirds
17. Anseriformes ? waterfowl, screamers
18. Falconiformes ? vultures, hawks, falcons, secretary bird
19. Galliformes ? pheasants, grouse, quail, turkeys, chacalacas, currasows, hoatzins
20. Gruiformes ? cranes, limpkins, rails, gallinules, coots, bustards
21. Columbiformes ? pigeons, doves
22. Psittaciformes ? parrots, macaws, lories
23. Cuculiformes ? cuckoos, roadrunners
24. Strigiformes ? owls
25. Caprimulgiformes ? goatsuckers
26. Musophagiformes ? Turacos
27. Trochiliformes ? hummingbirds
28. Apodiformes & Coliiformes ? Swifts, swiftlets & mousebirds
29. Trogoniformes ? trogons
30. Coraciiformes ? kingfishers, motmot, bee-eaters, hoopoes, hornbills
31. Piciformes ? woodpeckers, barbets, puffbirds, jacamars, toucans
32. Passeriformes ? songbirds, perching birds

MAMMAL GROUPS
33. Monotremata ? echidna, platypus
34. Marsupialia ? marsupials
35. Insectivora ? hedgehogs, tenrecs, shrews, moles and Dermoptera ? flying lemurs
36. Chiroptera ? bats
Primates ? primates
37. Prosimians
38. Other primates excluding great apes
39. Great Apes
40. Xenarthra (edentate) ? anteaters, armadillos, sloth
41. Pholidota ? pangolins
42. Lagomorpha ? pikas, rabbits, hares
43. Rodentia ? rodents
44. Cetacea ? whales, dolphins, porpoises
45. Pinnipedia ? seals, sea lions and walrus
46. Sirenia
Carnivora-
47. Canidae:
48. Felidae:
49. Mustelidae:
50. Procyonidae and Viverridae:
51. Ursidae (including panda) & Hyaenidae:
52. Tubulidentata ? aardvark
53. Proboscidea ? elephants
54. Hyracoidea- Hyraxes
Perissodactyla
55. Rhiunoceridae ? Rhinoceroses
56. Tapiridae ? Tapirs
57. Equidae ? Equids
Artiodactyla
58. Suidae/Tayssuidae ? Wild pigs/peccaries
59. Hippopotamidae ? Hippopotamases
60. Camelidae ? Camels, llamas, alpacas
Ruminantia ? Ruminants
61. Giraffidae
62. Cervidae & tragulidae
63. Bovidae (less sheep and goats) & Antilopcapridae
64. Sheep & Goats (and goat-like)

Diseases common to multiple taxa
65. Salmonellosis & shigellosis in all taxa
66. Tuberculosis in all taxa
67. Anthrax
68. Leptospirosis
69. Aeromoniasis &pseudomoniasis in all taxa
70. Plague
71. Colibacillosis in all taxa
72. Clostridial diseses in all taxa
73. Chlamydiosis (psittacosis, ornithosis)
74. Yersiniosis in all taxa
75. Fungal diseases in all taxa
76. Rabies
77. Pox disease in all taxa
78. Spongiforn encephalopathy
79. Toxoplasmosis