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  Superfamily Tylenchoidea

Family Atylenchidae

    Subfamily Atylenchinae -- North America.
    Subfamily Eutylenchinae -- North America.

Taxon Information

The Family Atylenchidae 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

  • Atylenchidae, "Terrestrial or freshwater aquatic habitats, feed externally on plant roots. Not known to cause economic damage to plants" (Hodda, 2011).


  • 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]

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