Dracunculoidea

Dracunculoidea

[drə‚kəŋ·kyə′lōid·ē·ə]
(invertebrate zoology)
An order or superfamily of parasitic nematodes characterized by their habitat in host tissues and by the way larvae leave the host through a skin lesion.
References in periodicals archive ?
Camallanoidea, Dracunculoidea, Gnathostomatoidea, Physalopteroidea, Rictularioidea and Thelazioidea.