eustrongylides

(redirected from Eustrongylides tubifex)

eu·stron·gyl·i·des

(yū'stron-jil'i-dēz),
Nematode found in fish, amphibians, and reptiles; human infections, manifested by gastrointestinal symptoms, are rare and related to consumption of raw fish; larvae are pinkish red.

Eustrongylides

a genus of nematodes in the family Dioctophymatidae. Found in birds and wild and cultured fish.

Eustrongylides papillosus
found in the esophagus and proventriculus of ducks and geese. Can cause extensive nodule formation.
Eustrongylides tubifex
found in the intestine of anatine birds.