Gnathostoma

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Gnathostoma
Gnathostoma.jpg
A Gnathostoma found under a microscope.
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Nematoda
Class: Secernentea
Order: Spirurida
Family: Gnathostomatidae
Genus: Gnathostoma
Owen, 1837[1]

Not to be confused with Gnathostomata (singular: Gnathostoma), a Vertebrate Superclass.

Gnathostoma is a genus of parasitic nematodes. The species Gnathostoma spinigerum and Gnathostoma hispidum can cause gnathostomiasis.

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