Helminthology

Taxonomic classification

  • Phylum Platyhelminthes (flatworms)

  • Phylum Nematoda (round worms)

    • Class Secernentea
      • Order Ascaridida
        • Superfamily Ascaridoidea
          • Ascaris lumbricoides
      • Order Oxurida
        • Superfamily Oxyuroidea
          • Enterobius vermicularis
          • Syphacia spp.
          • Aspiculuris sp.
      • Order Strongylida
        • Superfamily Ancylostomatoidea
          • Ancylostoma duodenale
          • Necator americanus
          • Ancylostoma braziliense
          • Ancylostoma caninum
          • Ancylostoma tubaeforme
          • Uncinaria stenocephala
          • Bunostomum spp.
          • Ancylostoma ceylanicum
        • Superfamily Strongyloidea
          • Ternidens deminutus
          • Oesophagostomum spp.
          • Mammomonogamus spp.
        • Superfamily Trichostrongyloidea
          • Trichostrongylus colubriformis
          • Trichostrongylus orientalis
          • Trichostrongylus probulurus
          • Trichostrongylus vitrinis
          • Trichostrongylus axei
          • Trichostrongylus skrjabini
          • Ostertagia spp.
          • Haemonchus spp.
        • Superfamily Metastrongylidea
          • Angiostrongylus cantonensis
          • Angiostrongylus costaricensis
          • Angiostrongylus sp. 
          • Metastrongylus elongatus
      • Order Rhabditida
        • Superfamily Rhabdiasoidea
          • Strongyloides stercoralis
          • Strongyloides fuelleborni
          • Strongyloides procyonis
          • Strongyloides ransomi
          • Strongyloides papillosus
          • Strongyloides westeri
      • Order Spirurida
        • Superfamily Dracunculoidea
          • Dracunculus medinensis
          • Dracunculus insignis
          • Dracunculus lutrae
        • Superfamily Gnathostomoidea
          • Gnathostoma spinigerum
          • Physaloptera caucasica
          • Thelazia callipaeda
          • Gongylonema pulchrum
        • Superfamily Filarioidea
          • Wucheria bancrofti
          • Brugia malayi
          • Brugia timori
          • Onchocerca volvulus
          • Loa loa
          • Mansonella perstans
          • Mansonella streptocerca
          • Mansonella ozzardi
          • Brugia pahangi
          • Brugia beaveri
          • Onchocerca spp.
          • Dipetalonema spp.
          • Dirofilaria spp.
          • Meningonema peruzii
          • Microfilaria semiclarum
    • Class Adenophorea
      • Order Enoplida
        • Superfamily Trichuroidea
          • Trichinella spiralis
          • Trichuris trichiura
          • Capillaria hepatica
          • Capillaria philippinensis
        • Superfamily Dioctophymatoidea
          • Dioctophyma renale
  • Phylum Acanthocephala (Thorny or Spiny Headed Worms)

    • Class Archiacanthocephala
      • Order Oligacanthorhynchida
        • Family Oligacanthorhynchidae
          • Moniliformis moniliformis
          • Macracanthorhynchus hirudinaceous