Parafilaroides

Parafilaroides

a genus of nematodes in the metastrongyloid family Filaroididae; cause lesions in the lungs of aquatic mammals. Includes P. decorus (sealions), P. gymnurus (harbor seals), P. nanus and P. prolificus (Stellar's sealion).
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Histologic examinations of 3 sections of lung showed 33 bronchioalveolar foci containing varying numbers of adult Parafilaroides decorus nematodes, without associated inflammation.