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  Subfamily Cylindrolaiminae

Genus Cylindrolaimus

    Species C. africanus
    Species C. annulatus
    Species C. bambus
    Species C. baradlanus
    Species C. brevicaudatus
    Species C. collaris
    Species C. communis
    Species C. filicaudatus
    Species C. lacustris
    Species C. longitubus
    Species C. macrurus
    Species C. melancholicus
    Species C. mexicanus
    Species C. monhystera
    Species C. nabilae
    Species C. nanus
    Species C. neotropicus
    Species C. obtusus
    Species C. ophis
    Species C. politus
    Species C. procerus
    Species C. scleris

Taxon Information

The Genus Cylindrolaimus 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

  • Cylindrolaimus, (De Ley et al., 2006).
  • Cylindrolaimus, [eastern North America] (Ferris et al., 1973).
  • Cylindrolaimus, "Fresh water, 10 species" (Chitwood & Allen, 1959).


  • De Ley, P., W. Decraemer & Eualem-Abebe. 2006. Introduction: Summary of present knowledge and research addressing the ecology and taxonomy of freshwater nematodes. [in] Eualem-Abebe et al. (eds.). Freshwater Nematodes: Ecology and Taxonomy: 3-30.
  • Ferris, V.R., L.M. Ferris, & J.P. Tjepkema. 1973. Genera of freshwater nematodes (Nematoda) of eastern North America. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Biota of Freshwater Ecosystems Identification Manual 10. 38 pp. [Available online]
  • Chitwood, B.G. & M.W. Allen. 1959. Nemata. [in] W.T. Edmondson (ed.). Ward & Whipple Fresh-Water Biology, 2nd edition: 368-401.

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