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  Superfamily Diphtherophoroidea

Family Diphtherophoridae (+ Diphterophoridae)

    Genus Diphtherophora -- North America.
    Genus Tylolaimophorus

Taxon Information

The Family Diphtherophoridae 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

  • Diphtherophoridae, "Terrestrial, plant-root feeding, but damage not normally economically important" (Hodda, 2011).
  • Diphtherophoridae, (De Ley et al., 2006).
  • Diphtherophoridae, [North America] (Smith, 2001).
  • Diphtherophoridae, "Usually in soil" (Chitwood & Allen, 1959).

Bibliography

  • Hodda, M. 2011. Phylum Nematoda Cobb 1932. In: Zhang, Z.-Q. (Ed.) Animal biodiversity: An outline of higher-level classification and survey of taxonomic richness. Zootaxa 3148: 63-95. [Available online]
  • 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.
  • Smith, D.G. 2001. Nematoda (Roundworms). Pennak's Freshwater Invertebrates of the United States, 4th edition: 191-215.
  • 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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