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  Superfamily Tylenchoidea

Family Tylodoridae

    Subfamily Epicharinematinae
    Subfamily Pleurotylenchinae
    Subfamily Tylodorinae

Taxon Information

The Family Tylodoridae has been reported (or is assumed) to occur in fresh waters. This taxon has not been reported from North America.

(These statements were generated automatically from the WInvertebrates database.)

Literature Records

  • Tylodoridae, "Terrestrial or rarely freshwater aquatic, feed externally on plant roots. Some cause economic damage, but many are not regarded as economic pests" (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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