Onchocercidae

On·cho·cer·ci·dae

(ong'kō-ser'ki-dē),
A family of nematode parasites (superfamily Filarioidea) characterized by production of microfilariae; it includes the genera Onchocerca, Wuchereria, Brugia, Loa, and Mansonella.
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1) All genera of avian filarioids are classified in the family Onchocercidae, and 16 genera are recognized.