Heterocheilidae

Heterocheilidae

[¦hed·ə·rō¦kī·lə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
A family of parasitic roundworms in the superfamily Ascaridoidea.
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(Nematoda: Heterocheilidae) larvae parasitic in freshwater fish in the Pantanal wetland, Brazil.
Two kinds of helminth parasites collected included cestodes as Proteocephalus species (Weinland, 1858) (Proteocephalidae), Wenyonia acuminata (Woodland, 1923) (Caryophyllaeiidae), and a nematode Raphidascaroides species (Yamaguti, 1941) (Heterocheilidae).