Metastrongyloidea | definition of Metastrongyloidea by Medical dictionary
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a superfamily of nematodes whose members are found in the bronchi, parenchyma and blood vessels of the lungs; the lungworms.
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The superfamily Metastrongyloidea
is composed of nematodes that infect the respiratory, cardiovascular, and nervous systems of mammals.
First record of a nematode Metastrongyloidea
(Aelurostrongylus abstrusus larvae) in Achatina (Lissachatina)fulica (Mollusca, Achatinidae) in Brazil.
Parasites of the genera Parelaphostrongylus and Elaphostrongylus belong to the subfamily Elaphostrongylinae (Protostrongylidae, Metastrongyloidea
Keys to genera of the Superfamily Metastrongyloidea