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]

Oxyurida
Scientific classification
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Order:
Oxyurida
Families
  • Heteroxynematidae
  • Oxyuridae
  • Pharyngodonidae
  • Thelastomatidae

Species

Notable species include:

References

  1. "Nematoda. Roundworms. Version 01 January 2002 (temporary)". The Tree of Life Web Project. Tree of Life Project. 2002. Retrieved 8 April 2009.
  2. "Oxyurida". NCBI taxonomy database. National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine. 2009. Retrieved 8 April 2009.


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