A taxonomic superfamily.
The Superfamily Spiruroidea is further organized into finer groupings including:
Acuariidae is a family of spirurian nematodes. Like all nematodes, they have neither a circulatory nor a respiratory system. They are the only family in superfamily Acuarioidea, and number about 40 genera and 300 species, most of which are parasites of birds.. [more]
Spiruridae is family of nematodes in the order Spirurida. An unidentified parasitic larval member of this family has been recorded in the marsh rice rat (Oryzomys palustris) in a salt marsh at Cedar Key, Florida, and also in fiddler crabs (Uca) there; it is perhaps a bird parasite that does not reach maturity in the rice rat. [more]
Thelaziidae is a family of spirurian nematodes, which form the mid-sized lineage of the superfamily Thelazioidea. Like all nematodes, they have neither a circulatory nor a respiratory system. [more]
At least 39 species and subspecies belong to the Family Thelaziidae.
More info about the Family Thelaziidae may be found here.
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