Filarioidea


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Filarioidea

[‚fil·ə′rōid·ē·ə]
(invertebrate zoology)
An order of the class Nematoda comprising highly specialized parasites of humans and domestic animals.
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Keys to genera of the order Spirurida, Diplotriaenoidea, Aproctoidea and Filarioidea.
Filariasis, which is a parasitic diseases caused by an infection with roundworm of the Filarioidea type, is spread by blood feeding black flies and mosquitoes.
Filariasis is caused by slender thread like nematodes of Filarioidea super family predominantly involve Skin and subcutaneous tissue (O.
Key words: Cervid, climate change, Filarioidea, population dynamics, reindeer.