Pinworm Oxyuris equi, from here.

Belongs within: Secernentea.

The Oxyuridomorpha are a group of animal-parasitic nematodes characterised by the possession of a large, valvate esophageal bulb. Members of the superfamily Thelastomatoidea are parasites of insects whereas Oxyuroidea mostly infect vertebrates.

Oxyuridomorpha [Oxyurida]
| i. s.: Blatticola monandrosWPT01
| Protellus dixoniWPT01
| Hammerschmidtiella diesingiL02
| Aspiculuris tetrapteraJ02, P02
| AuchenacanthaJ02
| Gyrinicola batrachiensisJ02
| Blattophila sphaerolimaR91
| |--HystrignathidaeLB02
| |--ProtrelloididaeLB02
| |--Travassosinema [Travassosinematidae]LB02
| | `--T. thyropygiG02
| `--ThelastomatidaeLB02
| |--Leidynema appendiculataMM02, WPT01
| |--Wetanema hulaW02, WPT01
| `--ThelastomaMM02
| |--T. bulhoesiMM02
| `--T. periplaneticolaWPT01
| i. s.: DentostomellaG02
| Passalurus ambiguusG02
|--ParapharyngodonCD88 [PharyngodonidaeLB02]
| |--P. acanthura (Linstow 1904) (n. d.)CD88
| |--P. adamsoni Crusz & Daundasekera 1988CD88
| |--P. maplestoni Chatterji 1933CD88
| |--P. megaloon (Linstow 1906) (n. d.)CD88
| `--P. micipsae (Seurat 1917)CD88
|--Enterobius vermicularisL02
|--Syphacia Seurat 1916H62
| |--*S. obvelata (Rudolphi 1802) [=Ascaris obvelata]H62
| `--S. murisP02
`--Oxyuris Rudolphi 1803H62
|--*O. curvula Rudolphi 1803H62
|--O. equiL02
|--O. megatyphlonP89
|--O. obvelataP89
`--O. vermicularisR26

*Type species of generic name indicated


[CD88] Crusz, H., & D. M. A. K. Daundasekera. 1988. Parasites of the relict fauna of Ceylon. IX. Helminths from burrowing scincine lizards. Annales de Parasitologie Humaine et Comparee 63: 439–447.

[G02] Gibbons, L. M. 2002. General organisation. In: Lee, D. L. (ed.) The Biology of Nematodes pp. 31–59. Taylor & Francis: Florence (Kentucky).

[H62] Howell, B. F. 1962. Worms. In: Moore, R. C. (ed.) Treatise on Invertebrate Paleontology pt W. Miscellanea: Conodonts, Conoidal Shells of Uncertain Affinities, Worms, Trace Fossils and Problematica pp. W144–W177. Geological Society of America, and University of Kansas Press.

[J02] Justine, J.-L. 2002. Male and female gametes and fertilisation. In: Lee, D. L. (ed.) The Biology of Nematodes pp. 73–119. Taylor & Francis: Florence (Kentucky).

[L02] Lee, D. L. 2002. Cuticle, moulting and exsheathment. In: Lee, D. L. (ed.) The Biology of Nematodes pp. 171–209. Taylor & Francis: Florence (Kentucky).

[LB02] Ley, P. de, & M. Blaxter. 2002. Systematic position and phylogeny. In: Lee, D. L. (ed.) The Biology of Nematodes pp. 1–30. Taylor & Francis: Florence (Kentucky).

[MM02] Munn, E. A., & P. D. Munn. 2002. Feeding and digestion. In: Lee, D. L. (ed.) The Biology of Nematodes pp. 211–232. Taylor & Francis: Florence (Kentucky).

[P89] Parona, C. 1889. Sopra alcuni elminti di Vertebrati birmani raccolti da Leonardo Fea. Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Genova, Serie 2a, 7: 765–780.

[P02] Perry, R. N. 2002. Hatching. In: Lee, D. L. (ed.) The Biology of Nematodes pp. 147–169. Taylor & Francis: Florence (Kentucky).

[R26] Risso, A. 1826. Histoire naturelle des principales productions de l’Europe méridionale et particulièrement de celles des environs de Nice et des Alpes maritimes vol. 5. F.-G. Levrault: Paris.

[R91] Roth, L. M. 1991. Blatttodea. Blattaria (cockroaches). In: CSIRO. The Insects of Australia: A textbook for students and research workers 2nd ed. vol. 1 pp. 320–329. Melbourne University Press: Carlton (Victoria).

[W02] Wharton, D. A. 2002. Nematode survival strategies. In: Lee, D. L. (ed.) The Biology of Nematodes pp. 389–411. Taylor & Francis: Florence (Kentucky).

[WPT01] Wharton, D. A., R. Poulin & C. L. Tyrell. 2001. Parasites of anostostomatid insects. In: Field, L. H. (ed.) The Biology of Wetas, King Crickets and Their Allies pp. 259–267. CABI Publishing: Wallingford (UK).

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