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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Nematoda
Class: Chromadorea
Order: Ascaridida
Family: Cosmocercidae
Genus: Cosmocercoides
Wilkie, 1930[1]
Type species
Cosmocercoides pulcher
Wilkie, 1930[2]

Cosmocercoides is a genus of nematode within the order Ascaridida. Nematodes within the genus Cosmocercoides have been found as parasites within the rough-skinned newt, Taricha granulosa.[3] Cosmocercoides includes the following species:[2]


  1. ^ Wilkie (1930). Annals and Magazine of Natural History (10)6: 607.
  2. ^ a b Joel Hallan. "Cosmocercidae Railliet, 1916". Synopsis of the described Nematoda of the world. Texas A&M University. 
  3. ^ C. Michael Hogan (November 4, 2008). Nicklas Stromberg, ed. "Rough-skinned Newt (Taricha granulosa)". Globaltwitcher. Retrieved April 23, 2010.