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Filarioidea

Onchocercidae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Subkingdom: Eumetazoa
(unranked): Bilateria
Superphylum: Platyzoa
Phylum: Nematoda
Class: Secernentea
Subclass: Spiruria
Order: Spirurida
Superfamily: Filarioidea

The Filarioidea are a superfamily of nematodes (roundworms).[1][2] The members of this superfamily are known as filarial worms. Infections with parasitic filarial worms cause filariasis. Drugs against these worms are known as filaricides.

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