Corynosoma

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Corynosoma

a genus of acanthocephalan parasites of the family Polymorphidae. Called also thorny-headed worm.

Corynosoma semerme and Corynosoma strumosum
nonpathogenic parasites in the intestines of dogs and foxes. Cause enteritis in mink. Many species in cetaceans and pinnipeds.