Moniliformida

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Moniliformida
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Subkingdom: Eumetazoa
(unranked): Bilateria
Superphylum: Platyzoa
Phylum: Acanthocephala
Kohlreuther, 1771
Class: Archiacanthocephala
Order: Moniliformida
Family: Moniliformidae
Genera

Moniliformida is an order containing a single family, Moniliformidae, of microscopic parasitic worms that attach themselves to the intestinal wall of terrestrial vertebrates

References[edit]

  • Schmidt, G.D.; Edmonds, S.J. 1989: Australiformis semoni (Linstow, 1898) n. gen., n. comb. (Acanthocephala: Moniliformidae) from marsupials of Australia and New Guinea. Journal of parasitology, 75(2): 215-217. ISSN: 0022-3395 JSTOR
  • Singleton, J.; Richardson, D.J.; Lockhart, J.M. 1993: Severe moniliformiasis (Acanthocephala: Moniliformidae) in a gray squirrel, Sciurus carolinensis, from Arkansas, USA. Journal of wildlife diseases, 29(1): 165-168. abstract and pdf