Enterobius vermicularis

 

Pinworm or threadworm. Enterobius vermicularis is nematode worm which parasitises the human intestine and causes nocturnal anal pruritus. It belongs to the order Oxyurata of the nematode phylum.

 

 

Classification

Domain Eukaryota
Kingdom Animalia
Subkingdom Eumetazoa
Superphylum Protostomia
Phylum Ecdysozoa
SubPhylum Nematoda
Class Phasmida
Order Oxyurata
Superfamily Oxyuroidea
Family Oxyuridae
Genus Enterobius
Species E vermicularis

 

 

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