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  Family Tripylidae

Genus Tripyla

    Species T. lata -- North America.
    Species T. affinis
    Species T. bulbifera
    Species T. cornuta
    Species T. dentata
    Species T. gigantea
    Species T. glomerans
    Species T. gracilis
    Species T. punctata
    Species T. pygmaea
    Species T. salsa
    Species T. setifera
    Species T. tenuis

Taxon Information

The Genus Tripyla 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

  • Tripyla, (De Ley et al., 2006).
  • Tripyla, [eastern North America] (Ferris et al., 1973).
  • Tripyla, "Fresh water, 14 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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