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Enterobius vermicularis

Wikipedia Abstract

The pinworm (in the United States of America), also known as threadworm (in the United Kingdom) or seatworm, is a nematode (roundworm) and a common human intestinal parasite, especially in children. The medical condition associated with pinworm infestation is known as enterobiasis, or less precisely as oxyuriasis in reference to the family Oxyuridae. Throughout this article the word pinworm refers to Enterobius.
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Attributes

Diet [1]  Carnivore
Nocturnal [1]  Yes

Providers

Parasite of 
Aotus trivirgatus (northern night monkey)[2]
Cercopithecus mitis (blue monkey)[2]
Colobus angolensis (Angolan colobus)[2]
Homo sapiens (man)[3]
Papio hamadryas (hamadryas baboon)[3]
Papio ursinus[3]
Saguinus labiatus (red-chested mustached tamarin)[2]
Saguinus mystax (black-chested mustached tamarin)[2]
Saimiri boliviensis (Bolivian squirrel monkey)[2]
Saimiri sciureus (South American squirrel monkey)[2]

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Citations

Species recognized by , , ITIS Regional: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Attributes / relations provided by 1Myers, P., R. Espinosa, C. S. Parr, T. Jones, G. S. Hammond, and T. A. Dewey. 2006. The Animal Diversity Web (online). Accessed February 01, 2010 at animaldiversity.org 2Nunn, C. L., and S. Altizer. 2005. The Global Mammal Parasite Database: An Online Resource for Infectious Disease Records in Wild Primates. Evolutionary Anthroplogy 14:1-2. 3Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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