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  Superfamily Dorylaimoidea

Family Qudsianematidae (+ Kochinematidae, + Crateronematidae, + Thorniidae)

    Subfamily Qudsianematinae -- North America.
    Subfamily Thorniinae -- North America.
    Subfamily Arctidorylaiminae
    Subfamily Chrysonematinae
    Subfamily Discolaiminae
    Subfamily Thorneellinae
    Subfamily Lordellonematinae
    Subfamily Paraxonchiinae

Taxon Information

The Family Qudsianematidae 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

  • Qudsianematidae, "Terrestrial or freshwater aquatic, algal-feeding or omnivorous" (Hodda, 2011).
  • Qudsianematidae, (De Ley et al., 2006).
  • Crateronematidae, (De Ley et al., 2006).
  • Thorniidae, (De Ley et al., 2006).
  • Qudsianematidae, (Smith, 2001).


  • 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.
  • Smith, D.G. 2001. Nematoda (Roundworms). Pennak's Freshwater Invertebrates of the United States, 4th edition: 191-215.

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