Filariidae


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Noun1.Filariidae - threadlike roundworms
worm family - a family of worms
Aschelminthes, Nematoda, phylum Aschelminthes, phylum Nematoda - unsegmented worms: roundworms; threadworms; eelworms
filaria - slender threadlike roundworms living in the blood and tissues of vertebrates; transmitted as larvae by biting insects
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It is a disease caused by a group of nematode worms belonging to the order "Filariidae" and transmitted to man by the infective bites of blood-sucking arthropods in man, and caused by three parasites namely: Wuchereria bancrofti (Wb), Brugia malayi (Bm) and Brugia timori (Bt).
First observation of Elaeophora schneideri Wehr and Dikmans, 1935 (Nematoda: Filariidae) in mule deer from Nebraska.
As dirofilarias sao nematodeos pertencentes a superfamilia Filaroidea, familia Filariidae, subfamilia Dirofilarinae, genero Dirofilaria.