Physalopteridae

Physalopteridae

[‚fī·sə·läp′ter·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
A family of parasitic nematodes in the superfamily Spiruroidea.
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A new Physaloptera (Nematoda: Physalopteridae) parasite of Tupinambis merianae (Squamata; Teiidae) from southeastern Brazil.
Physaloptera retusa (Nematoda, Physalopteridae) in naturally infected sagebrush lizards, Sceloporus graciosus (Iguanidae).
Nematode Parasites of Costa Rican Snakes (Serpentes) with Description of a New Species of Abbreviata (Physalopteridae).
Thirteen helminth species were found; one species of Cestoda (Distoichometra bufonis); six species of Digenea (Deropegus aspina, Glypthelmins quieta, Gorgoderina multilobata, Haematoloechus kernensis, Megalodiscus microphagus, an unidentified species represented by Echinostome metacercariae); four species of Nematoda (Cosmocercoides variabilis, Rhabdias ranae, Hedruris sp., a unidentified species belonging to the Physalopteridae [third stage larvae only]; and two unidentified species of Acanthocephala (Centrorhynchid and Oligacanthorhynchid cystacanths).
Physalopteridae were recovered either from the external intestine walls of the specimen or attached to mesenteries.
Helminths from the Sonoran spotted whiptail, Cnemidophorus sonorae, and the western whiptail, Cnemidophorus tigris (Sauria: Teiidae), from southern Arizona with comments on Abbreviata terrapenis (Nematoda: Physalopteridae).
Se registro a Thubunaea iguanae Telford (Nematoda: Spiruridea: Physalopteridae) en la lagartija de playas Microlophus peruvianus Lesson y en la lagartija de gramadales M.
78.57% (33) Trichuridae hepatica Nematoda Strongylida/ -- 35.71% (15) Ancylostomatidae Nematoda Spirurida/ -- 30.95% (13) Physalopteridae Nematoda Ascaridida/ Toxocara cf.