Gigantorhynchida

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Gigantorhynchida
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Subkingdom: Eumetazoa
(unranked): Bilateria
Superphylum: Platyzoa
Phylum: Acanthocephala
Kohlreuther, 1771
Class: Archiacanthocephala
Order: Gigantorhynchida
Family: Giganthorhynchidae
Genus

Gigantorhynchida is an order containing a single family, Giganthorhynchidae[1] of microscopic parasitic worms that attach themselves to the intestinal wall of terrestrial vertebrates.

Genera[edit]

Gigantorhynchus[edit]

Contains the following species:

Mediorhynchus[edit]

Contains the following species:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Encyclopedia of Life www.eol.org