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  Suborder Mermithina

Superfamily Mermithoidea

    Family Mermithidae -- North America.
    Family Tetradonematidae

Taxon Information

The Superfamily Mermithoidea 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

  • Mermithoidea, (Hodda, 2011).
  • Mermithoidea, (De Ley et al., 2006).
  • Mermithoidea, "Parasites of insects in larval stage, adults free-living, commonly in fresh water..." (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.
  • 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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