Subtriquetridae

Subtriquetridae

[‚səb·trə′ke·trə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
A family of arthropods in the suborder Porocephaloidea.
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The taxon Pentastomida comprises approximately 131 species distributed in seven families, namely Cephalobaenidae, Linguatulidae, Porocephalidae, Rallietiellidae, Reighardiidae, Sebekidae and Subtriquetridae (Almeida & Christoffersen, 1999), where they are preferentially pulmonary parasites of vertebrates, mainly reptiles (Almeida & Christoffersen, 2002).