A genus of Pentastomida (order Porocephalida, family Porocephalidae); adults of these wormlike parasites are found in the lungs of reptiles and the young in many mammals, including humans.
[O. Fr. armille, fr. L. armilla, a bracelet]
Armillifer/Ar·mil·li·fer/ (ahr-mil´ĭ-fer) a genus of wormlike endoparasites of reptiles; the larvae of A. armilla´tus and A. monilifor´mis are occasionally found in humans.
Armillifer(ar″mil′ĭ-fĕr) [L. armillifer, bracelet-wearing]
A genus of bloodsucking, endoparasitic arthropods. The natural hosts are reptiles; humans are accidental hosts.
A species whose larvae are parasitic in human beings in the Philippines and China.
a genus of the class Pentastomida consisting of organisms of uncertain taxonomy. Usually considered to be aberrant crustaceans.
occupies respiratory tract of snakes.