This is the most common species found in the Cameroon rain-forest and savanna.
Found in the forest, mainly along the river Moungo. Vectors are Ceratopogonidae (biting midges)
Adult worms are located in the inguinal lymph nodes, sheeted microfilariae circulating in the blood. Vectors are mosquitoes.
A skin-dweling filaria with microfilariae circulation in the blood. The fly-vectors, Tabanidae of the genus Chrysops prevail in forest areas.
Insitute of Evolotion and Ecology