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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2010) es Dirofilaria immitis, un nematodo de la familia Onchocercidae que se trasmite por medio de la picadura de mosquitos.
1) All genera of avian filarioids are classified in the family Onchocercidae, and 16 genera are recognized.