Encyclopedia of Parasitology

2016 Edition
| Editors: Heinz Mehlhorn

Gnathostoma spinigerum

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-662-43978-4_1316

Classification

Species of  Nematodes.

Morphology

Adult male worms have a length of 10–30 mm, while females reach up to 50 mm; both are characterized by an anterior bulbus and defined rows of spines (Figs. 1, 2, page 568).
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