(ar″mil′ĭ-fĕr)

[L. armillifer, bracelet-wearing]
A genus of bloodsucking, endoparasitic arthropods. The natural hosts are reptiles; humans are accidental hosts.

Armillifer moniliformis

A species whose larvae are parasitic in human beings in the Philippines and China.

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