Metastrongylidae


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Metastrongylidae

[¦med·ə‚strän′jil·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
A family of roundworms belonging to the Strongyloidea; species are parasitic in sheep, cattle, horses, dogs, and other domestic animals.
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First record of molluscs naturally infected with Angiostrongylus cantonensis (Chen, 1935) (Nematoda: Metastrongylidae) in Brazil.
The influence of Angiostrongylus cantonensis (Nematoda, Metastrongylidae) infection on the aerobic metabolism of Biomphalaria straminea and Biomphalaria tenagophila (Mollusca, Gastropoda).
Earthworms (Lumbricidae) as intermidiate hosts of lung nematodes (Metastrongylidae) of swine in Kyiv and Zhytomyr regions of Ukraine.
(2000) Desenvolvimento biologico de Angiostrongylus vasorum (Baillet) Kamensnky (Nematoda, Angiostrongylidae) em Subulina octona Bruguiere (Molusca, Subulinidae) [sic] em condicoes de laboratorio [Biological development of Angiostrongylus vasorum (Baillet) Kamensky (Nematoda, Metastrongylidae) in Subulina octona Bruguiere (Mollusca, Subulinidae) in laboratory conditions].
Os mesmos autores examinaram 244 individuos oriundos de Florianopolis/SC, encontrando apenas um individuo infectado com larvas de Metastrongylidae, o que demonstra que essa especie de molusco apresenta ate o momento um baixo risco para a transmissao desse nematoide.
Occurrence of Aelurostrongylus abstrusus (Railliet, 1898) larvae (Nematoda: Metastrongylidae) infecting Achatina (Lissachatina) fulica Bowdich, 1822 (Mollusca: Gastropoda) in the Amazon region.
In addition to its agricultural importance, the giant African snail is a vector of the rat lung worm, the parasitic nematode, Angiostrongylus cantonensis Chen 1935 (Nematoda: Metastrongylidae), has been implicated in the spread of human cerebral angiostrongyliasis (or eosinophilic meningitis) throughout the Pacific Basin (Bisseru 1971; Chen 1974; Carney et al.
Despite the large number of capsules studied, fibrous-appearing nodules as it was described by Harris (1975) for the case of Angiostrongylus cantonensis (Metastrongylidae) parasitizing a gastropod, were not observed.