Marsupostrongylus longilarvatus

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Marsupostrongylus longilarvatus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Nematoda
Class: Chromadorea
Order: Rhabditida
Family: Angiostrongylidae
Genus: Marsupostrongylus
Species: M. longilarvatus
Binomial name
Marsupostrongylus longilarvatus
Spratt, 1979

Marsupostrongylus longilarvatus is a metastrongyl (lung-worm) found in various marsupials. It was described as new to science by D.M. Spratt in 1979 from a swamp wallaby in New South Wales.[1]


  1. ^ Spratt D. (1979). "A taxonomic revision of the lungworms (Nematoda: Metastrongyloidea) from Australian marsupials". Australian Journal of Zoology, Supplementary Series. 27 (67): 1–45. doi:10.1071/AJZS067.