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  Order Chordodea

Family Chordodidae (+ Spinochordodidae, + Chordodiolinae)

    Genus Chordodes -- Wisconsin!
    Genus Euchordodes -- North America.
    Genus Neochordodes -- North America.
    Genus Pantachordodes -- North America.
    Genus Pseudochordodes -- North America.
    Genus Chordodiolus
    Genus Dacochordodes
    Genus Digordius
    Genus Lanochordodes
    Genus Noteochordodes
    Genus Progordionus
    Genus Progordius
    Genus Pseudogordius
    Genus Spinochordodes

Taxon Information

The Family Chordodidae has been reported (or is assumed) to occur in fresh waters. This taxon has been reported from Wisconsin.

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

Literature Records

  • Chordodidae, (Poinar et al., 2008).
  • Chordodidae: Chordodinae, (Chitwood, 1959).
  • Chordodiolinae, (Chitwood, 1959).


  • Poinar, G., jr. 2008. Global diversity of hairworms (Nematomorpha: Gordiaceae) in freshwater. Hydrobiologia 595: 79-83. [Available online]
  • Chitwood, B.G. 1959. Gordiida. [in] W.T. Edmondson (ed.). Ward & Whipple Fresh-Water Biology, 2nd edition: 402-405.

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