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  Subfamily Achromadorinae

Genus Achromadora

    Species A. minima -- North America.
    Species A. aetiopica
    Species A. ambigua
    Species A. arenicola
    Species A. buikensis
    Species A. chungsani
    Species A. dubia
    Species A. gracilis
    Species A. granulata
    Species A. indica
    Species A. inermis
    Species A. inflata
    Species A. longicauda
    Species A. longiseta
    Species A. micoletzkyi
    Species A. papuana
    Species A. pseudomicoletzkyi
    Species A. ruricola
    Species A. sedata
    Species A. semiarmata
    Species A. subdubia
    Species A. tenax
    Species A. tenera
    Species A. terricola
    Species A. thermophila
    Species A. walkeri

Taxon Information

The Genus Achromadora 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

  • Achromadora, (De Ley et al., 2006).
  • Achromadora, [eastern North America] (Ferris et al., 1973).
  • Achromadora, "Fresh water, 9 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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