Class: ChromadoreaOrder: Rhabditida
Ancylostoma Dubini, 1843
Ancylostoma brasiliense: Female on left, male on right.
Larva enters the host either by being swallowed or by burrowing into the skin through hair follicles.
When it reaches the small intestine of the host, the larva molts a fourth and final time and develops to maturity.
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