Ascaridida


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Ascaridida

[ə‚skar·ə′dī·də]
(invertebrate zoology)
An order of parasitic nematodes in the subclass Phasmidia.
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Class SECERNENTEA Von Linstow, 1905 Order ASCARIDIDA Yamaguti, 1961 Superfamily HETERAKOIDEA Chabaud, 1957 Family ASPIDODERIDAE Skrjabin and Schikhobalova, 1947 Paraspidodera uncinata (Rudolphi, 1819) Travassos, 1914
First identified in 1878 as a parasite in pinnipeds by Danish scientist Harald Krabbe, who suggested the name Ascaris decipiens, the taxonomic designation for these nematodes changed as knowledge of the life cycles and morphologic features of members of the order Ascaridida expanded.
La toxocariasis humana es una zoonosis parasitaria causada principalmente por Toxocara canis, un nematodo que parasita caninos, de la subclase Secernentea, orden Ascaridida y de la familia Ascarididae, que infesta accidentalmente al hombre [7-11].