Gigantorhynchidae

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Gigantorhynchidae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Acanthocephala
Class: Archiacanthocephala
Order: Gigantorhynchida
Southwell and Macfie, 1925
Family: Gigantorhynchidae
Hamann, 1892
Genera

Gigantorhynchida is an order containing a single family, Gigantorhynchidae[1] of microscopic parasitic worms that attach themselves to the intestinal wall of terrestrial vertebrates.

Genera[edit]

Gigantorhynchus[edit]

Contains the following species:

Mediorhynchus[edit]

Contains the following species:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Encyclopedia of Life www.eol.org