Mermithoidea

Mermithoidea

[mər·mə′thȯid·ē·ə]
(invertebrate zoology)
A superfamily of nematodes composed of two families, both of which are invertebrate parasites.
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Os insetos adultos da familia Simuliidae estao sujeitos a parasitemias por vermes nematoides (superfamilia Filaroidea e Mermithoidea) (CROSSKEY, 1990).
Baetis sp., Zygoptera, Ostracoda and Mermithoidea had positive weight on axis 1 (21% variation) and represented Carbon Grande 1 upstream and Carbon Grande 1 and 2 downstream of the bridge (Figure 8b).
Mo -- -- -- Mermithoidea I Mt -- -- -- Tribelos sp.