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  Superfamily Longidoroidea

Family Xiphinematidae

    Genus Xiphinema -- North America.

Taxon Information

The Family Xiphinematidae 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

  • Xiphinematidae, "Terrestrial, plant-root feeding. Some species are associated with transmission of viruses. Damage by many species, and their associated viruses, cause economically significant losses to crops" (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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