Filaroides

Filaroides

a genus of nematodes in the family Filaroididae and the superfamily Metastrongyloidea. They are parasites of the respiratory tract of mammals.

Filaroides bronchialis
occurs in mink and polecats.
Filaroides cebus, Filaroides gordius
found in the lungs of capuchin and squirrel monkeys.
Filaroides hirthi
found in the lungs of dogs.
Filaroides martis
found in the lungs and blood vessels of mink and other Mustelidae.
Filaroides milksi
found in the lungs of dogs.
Filaroides osleri
see oslerusosleri.
Filaroides pilbarensis
found in Australian marsupials.
Filaroides rostratus
may cause tracheobronchitis in cats.