Oxyuridae

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Oxyuridae
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Pinworms (Enterobius vermicularis)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Nematoda
Class: Secernentea
Subclass: Spiruria
Order: Oxyurida
Family: Oxyuridae
Genera

Citellina
Enterobius
Lemuricola
Oxyuris
Passalurus
Protozoophaga
Skrjabinema
Syphacia
Trypanoxyuris
Wellcomia

Oxyuridae is a family of nematode worms of the class Secernentea.[1] It consists of eight genera, one of which contains the human pinworm (Enterobius vermicularis).[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Nematoda. Roundworms. Version 01 January 2002 (temporary)". The Tree of Life Web Project. Tree of Life Project. 2002. Retrieved 2009-04-08. 
  2. ^ "Oxyuridae". NCBI taxonomy database. National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine. 2009. Retrieved 2009-04-08.