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  Superfamily Criconematoidea

Family Tylenchulidae (+ Cacopaurus)

    Genus Tylenchulus -- North America.
    Genus Gracilacus
    Genus Ivotylenchulus
    Genus Trophonema
    Genus Trophotylenchulus
    Genus Tylenchocriconema

Taxon Information

The Family Tylenchulidae is not recorded from fresh waters. This taxon has been reported from North America.

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

Literature Records

  • Tylenchulidae, "Terrestrial, plant-root feeding. Some species cause economic damage" (Hodda, 2011).
  • Tylenchulidae, (De Ley et al., 2006).
  • Tylenchulidae, (Chitwood & Allen, 1959).


  • Hodda, M. 2011. Phylum Nematoda Cobb 1932. In: Zhang, Z.-Q. (Ed.) Animal biodiversity: An outline of higher-level classification and survey of taxonomic richness. Zootaxa 3148: 63-95. [Available online]
  • 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.
  • 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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