Litomosoides scotti

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Litomosoides scotti
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Nematoda
Class: Secernentea
Order: Spirurida
Family: Onchocercidae
Genus: Litomosoides
Species: L. scotti
Binomial name
Litomosoides scotti
Forrester and Kinsella, 1973

Litomosoides scotti is a parasitic nematode in the genus Litomosoides. First described in 1973, it infects the marsh rice rat (Oryzomys palustris) and is known from a saltwater marsh at Cedar Key, Florida.[1]

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  1. ^ Forrester and Kinsella, 1973; Kinsella, 1988, table 1

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