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  Family Chordodidae

Genus Neochordodes

Taxon Information

The Genus Neochordodes has been reported (or is assumed) to occur in fresh waters. This taxon has been reported from North America.

(These statements were generated automatically from the WInvertebrates database.)

Literature Records

  • Neochordodes, (Pionar et al., 2008).
  • Neochordodes, at least one species, may include others presently in Pseudochordoes, rare, CA (Smith, 2001).
  • Neochordodes, (Chitwood, 1959).


  • Pionar, G., jr. 2008. Global diversity of hairworms (Nematomorpha: Gordiaceae) in freshwater. Hydrobiologia 595: 79-83. [Available online]
  • Smith, D.G. 2001. Nematomorpha (Horsehair worms, gordian worms). Pennak's Freshwater Invertebrates of the United States, 4th edition: 217-226.
  • Chitwood, B.G. 1959. Gordiida. [in] W.T. Edmondson (ed.). Ward & Whipple Fresh-Water Biology, 2nd edition: 402-405.

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