Page last updated Wed 05 Feb 2020


Use the links to navigate the hierarchy of invertebrate classification.

  Superfamily Tylenchoidea

Family Psilenchidae

    Subfamily Psilenchinae -- North America.
    Subfamily Duosulciinae
    Subfamily Antarctenchinae
    Subfamily Tanzaniinae
    Subfamily Thadinae

Taxon Information

The Family Psilenchidae 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

  • Psilenchidae, "Terrestrial, feed externally on plant roots. Some cause economic damage, but many are not regarded as economic pests" (Hodda, 2011).


  • 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]

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