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Oxyuridae Threadworm
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Nematoda
Class: Secernentea
Subclass: Spiruria
Order: Oxyurida

Oxyurida is an order of nematode worms of the class Secernentea.[1] It consists of four families, one of which contains the human pinworm (Enterobius vermicularis).[2]


  1. ^ "Nematoda. Roundworms. Version 01 January 2002 (temporary)". The Tree of Life Web Project. Tree of Life Project. 2002. Retrieved 2009-04-08. 
  2. ^ "Oxyurida". NCBI taxonomy database. National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine. 2009. Retrieved 2009-04-08.