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  Family Chronogasteridae

Genus Chronogaster

    Species C. longicollis -- North America.
    Species C. africana
    Species C. alata
    Species C. andrassyi
    Species C. aspinata
    Species C. boettgeri
    Species C. brasiliensis
    Species C. cameroonensis
    Species C. chilensis
    Species C. costaricae
    Species C. daoi
    Species C. elegans
    Species C. ethiopica
    Species C. floridensis
    Species C. getachewi
    Species C. glandifera
    Species C. indica
    Species C. jankiewiczi
    Species C. longicauda
    Species C. loofi
    Species C. magnifica
    Species C. mexicana
    Species C. multispinata
    Species C. multispinatoides
    Species C. neoparva
    Species C. neotypica
    Species C. parva
    Species C. polonica
    Species C. pseudotypica
    Species C. rotundicauda
    Species C. sclerostoma
    Species C. serrulata
    Species C. sonsinoi
    Species C. spicata
    Species C. spinicauda
    Species C. spinicorpus
    Species C. subtilis
    Species C. tenuis
    Species C. tessellata
    Species C. troglodytes
    Species C. typica
    Species C. zujarensis

Taxon Information

The Genus Chronogaster 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

  • Chronogaster, (De Ley et al., 2006).
  • Chronogaster, [eastern North America] (Ferris et al., 1973).
  • Chronogaster, "Aquatic, 2 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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