Capillaria gastrica

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Capillaria gastrica
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Nematoda
Class: Adenophorea
Subclass: Enoplia
Order: Trichurida
Family: Trichinellidae
Genus: Capillaria
Species: C. gastrica
Binomial name
Capillaria gastrica
Baylis, 1926

Capillaria gastrica is a parasitic nematode in the genus Capillaria. Among the known host species are the marsh rice rat (Oryzomys palustris)[1] and deermouse (Peromyscus maniculatus).[2]

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  1. ^ Kinsella, 1988, table 1
  2. ^ Pulido-Flores et al., 2005, p. 191

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