Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Nematoda > Class Adenophorea > Subclass Enoplia > Order Enoplida > Suborder Trichinellina > Superfamily Trichinelloidea > Family Trichuridae > Subfamily Capillariinae

Capillaria Zeder, 1800

Rank: Genus
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

Aonchotheca auct. generic synonym
Baruscapillaria auct. generic synonym
Pterothominx auct. generic synonym
Thominx Dujardin, 1845 generic synonym
Trichocephalus auct. generic synonym
Trichosoma Rudolphi, 1819 generic synonym
Trichosomum Creplin, 1829 generic synonym
Tridentocapillaria Barus & Sergeeva, 1990 generic synonym
Aonchotheca auct. misapplied name
Baruscapillaria auct. misapplied name
Pterothominx auct. misapplied name
Trichocephalus auct. misapplied name


Capillaria anatis (Schrank, 1790)
Capillaria angusta (Dujardin, 1845)
Capillaria brevipes Ransom, 1911
Capillaria bursata Freitas & Almeida, 1934
Capillaria carbonis (Rudolphi, 1819)
Capillaria coeca Matzaberidze, 1981
Capillaria collaris (Linstow, 1873)
Capillaria columbae (Rudolphi, 1819)
Capillaria diesingi (Kolenati, 1856)
Capillaria exigua (Dujardin, 1845)
Capillaria fulicae (Pavlov & Borgarenko, 1959)
Capillaria gallinae Cheng, 1982
Capillaria gracilis (Bellingham, 1840)
Capillaria hirundinis (Rudolphi, 1819)
Capillaria inflexa (Rudolphi, 1819)
Capillaria konstantini Romashov, 1999
Capillaria laricola (Wasilkova, 1930)
Capillaria limicolae (Gubanov & Mamajev, 1964)
Capillaria murismusculi (Diesing, 1861)
Capillaria murisnitedulae Diesing, 1997
Capillaria nyrocinarum Madsen, 1945
Capillaria phasianina Kotlan, 1940
Capillaria pudendotecta Lubimova, 1947
Capillaria rangiferi Mitskewich, 1957
Capillaria rigidula (Dujardin, 1845)
Capillaria similis (Kowalewski, 1903)
Capillaria spinulosa (Linstow, 1890)
Capillaria strigis (Frölich, 1802)
Capillaria tenuissima (Rudolphi, 1803)
Capillaria tridens (Dujardin, 1845)
Capillaria vespertilionis (Rudolphi, 1819)
Capillaria wickinsi Ogden, 1965


basis of record

Anderson, R.C.; Chabaud, A.G.; Willmott, S. (1974). CIH Keys to the nematode parasites of vertebrates, Volume i-x

additional source

Brunel, P., Bosse, L. & Lamarche, G. (1998). Catalogue of the marine invertebrates of the estuary and Gulf of St. Lawrence. Canadian Special Publication of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 126. 405 p.



External Links



WoRMS (2014). Capillaria Zeder, 1800. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2014) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:22848

Dr David Gibson. Capillaria Zeder, 1800. Accessed through: Fauna Europaea at http://www.faunaeur.org/full_results.php?id=200254




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