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  Suborder Tylenchina

Superfamily Tylenchoidea

    Family Atylenchidae -- North America.
    Family Belonolaimidae -- North America.
    Family Dolichodoridae -- North America.
    Family Heteroderidae -- North America.
    Family Hoplolaimidae -- North America.
    Family Meloidogynidae -- North America.
    Family Pratylenchidae -- North America.
    Family Psilenchidae -- North America.
    Family Telotylenchidae -- North America.
    Family Tylenchidae -- North America.
    Family Ecphyadophoridae
    Family Tylodoridae
    Family Boleodoridae
    Family Meloidoderidae
    Family Rotylenchulidae
    Family Tylenchorhynchidae

Taxon Information

The Superfamily Tylenchoidea 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

  • Tylenchoidea, (Hodda, 2011).
  • Tylenchoidea, (De Ley et al., 2006).
  • Tylenchoidea, (Chitwood & Allen, 1959).


  • 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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