Gnathostomidae

Gnathostomidae

[‚nā·thə′stō·məd‚ē]
(invertebrate zoology)
A family of parasitic nematodes in the superfamily Spiruroidea; sometimes placed in the superfamily Physalopteroidea.
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A new species of Gnathostoma (Nematoda: Gnathostomidae) in Procyon lotor hernandezii from Mexico.
Jagerskiold, 1909 (Dioctophymatidae); Gnathostoma gracilis (Diesing, 1839) (Gnathostomidae); Goezia spinulosa (Diesing, 1839) (Anisakidae); Nilonema senticosum (Baylis, 1927) (Philometridae); Terranova serrata (Drasche, 1884) (Anisakidae) and Rumai rumai Travassos, 1960 (Philometridae) (Vicente et al., 1985; Moravec, 1998; Thatcher, 2006; Santos et al., 2008; Luque et al., 2011).
PREVALENCE OF GNATHOSTOMA PROCYONIS (NEMATODA: GNATHOSTOMIDAE) IN RACCOONS IN NORTH FLORIDA AND SOUTH GEORGIA, J.
(Gnathostomoidea: Gnathostomidae); their adults occur in fishes, which prey on clams (Sindermann 1990).