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  Family Actinolaimidae

Genus Actinolaimus

    Species A. tripapillatus -- North America.
    Species A. brevicaudatus
    Species A. chappuisi
    Species A. fritschi
    Species A. macrolaimus
    Species A. nudus
    Species A. omercooperi
    Species A. palmaeri
    Species A. papillatus
    Species A. perplexus
    Species A. schuurmanstekhoveni
    Species A. straeleni

Taxon Information

The Genus Actinolaimus 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

  • Actinolaimus, (De Ley et al., 2006).
  • Actinolaimus, "Fresh water, about 31 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.
  • 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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