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  Family Monhysteridae

Genus Monhystera

    Species M. africana
    Species M. afromacramphis
    Species M. altherri
    Species M. andrassyi
    Species M. annulifera
    Species M. anomala
    Species M. anoxybiotica
    Species M. bothriolaima
    Species M. capitata
    Species M. chesapeakensis
    Species M. coomansi
    Species M. dahli
    Species M. deleyi
    Species M. droebachiensis
    Species M. fasciculata
    Species M. filiformis
    Species M. frigida
    Species M. gabaza
    Species M. gracilicauda
    Species M. hamata
    Species M. heterolaima
    Species M. insignis
    Species M. islandice
    Species M. izhorica
    Species M. karachiensis
    Species M. labiata
    Species M. lemani
    Species M. longicaudata
    Species M. longicaudata
    Species M. longissimecaudata
    Species M. macquariensis
    Species M. macramphis
    Species M. macrolabiata
    Species M. magnacephala
    Species M. nubiae
    Species M. paludicola
    Species M. papuana
    Species M. paralemani
    Species M. paramacramphis
    Species M. paramonovi
    Species M. paratensis
    Species M. paravillosa
    Species M. parvelle
    Species M. psammophila
    Species M. psilocephala
    Species M. riemanni
    Species M. rivularis
    Species M. robustospiculum
    Species M. rolandi
    Species M. sabulicoa
    Species M. septentrionalis
    Species M. shibrui
    Species M. somereni
    Species M. spiralis
    Species M. spirurum
    Species M. stadleri
    Species M. stagnalis
    Species M. taaiboschiensis
    Species M. tanae
    Species M. uncibrevispiculata
    Species M. uncigubernaculum
    Species M. uncispiculata
    Species M. villosoides
    Species M. vulgaris
    Species M. vulgaris

Taxon Information

The Genus Monhystera 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

  • Monhystera, (De Ley et al., 2006).
  • Monhystera, [eastern North America] (Ferris et al., 1973).
  • Monhystera, "A large genus, primarily marine, with many fresh-water species" (Chitwood & Allen, 1959).


  • 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.
  • Ferris, V.R., L.M. Ferris, & J.P. Tjepkema. 1973. Genera of freshwater nematodes (Nematoda) of eastern North America. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Biota of Freshwater Ecosystems Identification Manual 10. 38 pp. [Available online]
  • 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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