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  Family Monhysteridae

Genus Monhystrella

    Species M. altherri
    Species M. anophthalma
    Species M. arsiensis
    Species M. atteae
    Species M. bulbifera
    Species M. elegantula
    Species M. ethiopica
    Species M. gracilis
    Species M. hastata
    Species M. hoogewijsi
    Species M. inaequispiculum
    Species M. iranica
    Species M. jacobsi
    Species M. kerryi
    Species M. lepidura
    Species M. longistoma
    Species M. macrura
    Species M. marina
    Species M. microphthalma
    Species M. paraelegantula
    Species M. paramacrura
    Species M. parelegantula
    Species M. parvella
    Species M. plectoides
    Species M. postvulvae
    Species M. salina
    Species M. stewarti
    Species M. thermophila
    Species M. trichura
    Species M. woitorum

Taxon Information

The Genus Monhystrella 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

  • Monhystrella, (De Ley et al., 2006).
  • Monhystrella, [eastern North America] (Ferris et al., 1973).
  • Monhystrella, "Aquatic, few 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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