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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Subkingdom: Eumetazoa
(unranked): Bilateria
Phylum: Nematoda
Class: Secernentea
Subclass: Rhabditia
Order: Oxyurida
Family: Oxyuridae
Genus: Skrjabinema

Skrjabinema is a worm genus[1] within the Oxyuridae family. Species of this genus typically parasitise ruminants. For example the nematode Skrjabinema ovis invades the intestinal tract of the guanaco, Lama guanicoe, pursuant to ingestion of eggs of this worm.[2]


  1. ^ Chemical Institute of Canada. 1934
  2. ^ C. Michael Hogan. 2008