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  Family Parachordodidae

Genus Parachordodes

Taxon Information

The Genus Parachordodes 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

  • Parachordodes, (Pionar et al., 2008).
  • Parachordodes, about three rare species generally in more western parts of the country [North America] (Smith, 2001).
  • Parachordodes, (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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