Pinworm lifecycle


Chameleon Enthusiast
Anyone know the lifecycle of the pinworms that affect chameleons. Probably too broad a question; there’re probably many species. Anyways, I’m just trying to work out a one-two punch combo to totally knock out a population.


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humm roughly
1-eggs ingestion by contaminated "something"
2-hatching (1 month to grow adult i think?
3-eggs laying mannnyyy mannnnyyyy eggs resistant contagious
4-poop leading to contamination of something else (highly resistant i suggest the fire! :p )
5-here we go again cycle back

Your chammy buddy have pin?


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One does. I’m not worried, the load is very low, but she’s getting panacur. I’m just trying to figure out how long the eggs stay viable, and how long it takes before the adults lay eggs.
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