Page last updated Wed 05 Feb 2020


Use the links to navigate the hierarchy of invertebrate classification.

  Superfamily Bunonematoidea

Family Bunonematidae

    Genus Bunonema -- North America.
    Genus Craspedonema
    Genus Rhodolaimus
    Genus Aspidonema
    Genus Rhodonema
    Genus Sachisium
    Genus Stammeria

Taxon Information

The Family Bunonematidae 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

  • Bunonematidae, "Terrestrial, microbivorous" (Hodda, 2011).
  • Bunonematidae, (De Ley et al., 2006).
  • Bunonematidae, (Smith, 2001).
  • Bunonematinae, "Usually inhabit moss and decaying logs, about 7 genera and 35 species" (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.

Web Pages

Site managed by Daniel L. Graf @ University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point