Syngamus merulae

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Syngamus merulae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Nematoda
Class: Secernentea
Order: Strongylida
Family: Syngamidae
Genus: Syngamus
Species: S. merulae'
Binomial name
Syngamus merulae

Syngamus merulae is a parasitic nematode worm infecting the tracheas of birds including thrushes. It is closely related to the gapeworm, Syngamus trachea.[1]


  1. ^ Rothschild & Clay (1953) p. 181.

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