Cosmocercoidea

Cosmocercoidea

[‚käz·mō·sər′kȯid·ē·ə]
(invertebrate zoology)
A superfamily of parasitic nematodes having either three or six lips surrounding a weakly developed stoma.
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Parasitic Helminths from Paraguay vI: Cosmocerca Diesing, 1861 (Nematoda: Cosmocercoidea) from frogs.
The relationship between nematodes of the genus Cosmocercoides Wilkie, 1930 (Nematoda: Cosmocercoidea) in toads (Bufo americanus) and slugs (Deroceras laeve).