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  Subfamily Rhabditinae

Genus Caenorhabditis

    Species C. remanei -- North America.
    Species C. elegans
    Species C. auriculariae
    Species C. avicola
    Species C. bovis
    Species C. brenneri
    Species C. briggsae
    Species C. clavopapillata
    Species C. craspedocerca
    Species C. dolichura
    Species C. drosophilae
    Species C. formosana
    Species C. genitalis
    Species C. japonica
    Species C. oncomelaniae
    Species C. perrieri
    Species C. plicata
    Species C. sonorae
    Species C. vulgaris

Taxon Information

The Genus Caenorhabditis 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

  • Caenorhabditis, (De Ley et al., 2006).


  • 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.

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