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  Suborder Plectina

Superfamily Plectoidea (+ Camacolaimoidea)

    Family Chronogasteridae -- North America.
    Family Metateratocephalidae -- North America.
    Family Plectidae -- North America.
    Family Camacolaimidae
    Genus Hemiplectus
    Family Pakiridae
    Family Peresianidae
    Genus Setostephanolaimus
    Genus Stephanolaimus

Taxon Information

The Superfamily Plectoidea 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

  • Plectoidea, (Hodda, 2011).
  • Plectoidea, (De Ley et al., 2006).
  • Plectoidea, (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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