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  Subfamily Aphanolaiminae

Genus Aphanolaimus

    Species A. spiriferus -- North America.
    Species A. aberrans
    Species A. aquaticus
    Species A. attentus
    Species A. aymarae
    Species A. boliviensis
    Species A. brasiliensis
    Species A. camerunensis
    Species A. chilensis
    Species A. cobbi
    Species A. communis
    Species A. communis
    Species A. coomansi
    Species A. coomansus
    Species A. costatus
    Species A. deconincki
    Species A. elegans
    Species A. fuegoensis
    Species A. furcifer
    Species A. gerlachei
    Species A. intestinus
    Species A. longisetosus
    Species A. louisae
    Species A. microlaimus
    Species A. minor
    Species A. multipapillatus
    Species A. parvus
    Species A. pseudoattentus
    Species A. quechuae
    Species A. seshadrii
    Species A. simmenensis
    Species A. solitudinis
    Species A. tudoranceai
    Species A. vietnamicus
    Species A. viviparus
    Species A. yamani
    Species A. zschokkei

Taxon Information

The Genus Aphanolaimus 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

  • Aphanolaimus, (De Ley et al., 2006).
  • Aphanolaimus, [eastern North America] (Ferris et al., 1973).
  • Aphanolaimus, "Aquatic, about 15 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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