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  Superfamily Tripyloidea

Family Tripylidae

    Genus Monochromadora -- North America.
    Genus Tripyla -- North America.
    Genus Abunema
    Genus Tobrilia
    Genus Baicalobrilus
    Genus Macrotobrilus
    Genus Mesobrilus
    Genus Multidens
    Genus Paratripyla
    Genus Raritobrilus
    Genus Tobriloides
    Genus Tripylella
    Genus Tripylina
    Genus Udonchus

Taxon Information

The Family Tripylidae 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

  • Tripylidae, "Freshwater aquatic, predatory or omnivorous or microbivorous" (Hodda, 2011).
  • Tripylidae, (De Ley et al., 2006).
  • Tripylidae, (Smith, 2001).
  • Tripylidae, (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.
  • Smith, D.G. 2001. Nematoda (Roundworms). Pennak's Freshwater Invertebrates of the United States, 4th edition: 191-215.
  • 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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