Oxyuridae


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Ox·y·u·ri·dae

(ok'sē-yū'ri-dē),
A family of parasitic nematodes (superfamily Oxyuroidea) found in the large intestine or cecum of vertebrates and the intestine of invertebrates, especially insects and millipedes; it includes the genera Aspiculurus, Enterobius, Oxyuris, Passalurus, Syphacia, and Thelandros.

Ox·y·u·ri·dae

(ok'sē-yū'ri-dē)
A family of parasitic nematodes found in the large intestine or cecum of vertebrates and the intestine of invertebrates, especially insects and millipedes.
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callicebi Hugot & Vaucher,1985 (Nematoda: Oxyuridae), two vicariant form parasitic in Callicebus spp.
Five individuals (four females SVL= 108 [+ or -] 5 mm; mass = 32 [+ or -] 4 g; and one male SVL= 135.8 mm; mass = 24.3 g) were parasitized (large intestines) with Gynaecometra bahiensis Araujo, 1976 (Nematoda: Oxyuridae); the mean intensity of infection was 23.5 [+ or -] 5.8 (prevalence 22%).
* Spiruridae Protospirura numidica criceticola * * Quentin et al., 1968 Onchocercidae (filarioids) Litomosoides oxymycteri * Notarnicola et al., 2000 Litomosoides bonaerensis * * Notarnicola et al., 2000 Physalopteridae Cysts located on intestinal external * walls and mesenteries Aspidoderidae Nematomystes rodentiphilus * * Sutton et al., 1980 Oxyuridae Syphacia sp.
Entre los nematodes, las familias Oxyuridae, Trichuridae y Capillariidae, se encuentran bien representadas en los roedores sigmodontinos, sin embargo hasta el momento las contribuciones a su conocimiento han sido muy escasas.