Ornithofilaria

Ornithofilaria

a roundworm genus in the family Onchocercidae. Called also Splendido filaria.

Ornithofilaria fallisensis
found in the subcutaneous tissues in ducks, including domesticated species.
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work in Algonquin Park, Ontario, on Ornithofilaria fallisensis of waterfowl, he developed a life-long interest in the spirurid nematodes, particularly the filarioids and the acuarioids.