Family Camacolaimidae

Revised 12/05/22





       Comacolaimoidea Micoletzky, 1924

Camacolaimidae Micoletzky, 1924

A family of marine nematodes that includes free-living epistrate-feeding forms and predators or parasites of protozoa, polychaetes and other marine invertebrates (Ahmad et al., 2021)..


Ahmad, M., Adedidran, F., Holovachov, O. 2021.  A draft transcriptome of a parasite Neocamacolaimus parasiticus (Camacolaimidae, Plectida). J. Nematology 53-e2021-40.

Holovachov, O. and Bostrom, S. 2004. Morphology and systematics of the superfamilies Leptolaimoidea Örley, 1880 and Camacolaimoidea Micoletzky, 1924 (Nematoda: Plectida).  J. Nematode Morphology and Systematics 7:1-49.

Urkmez, D. and Brennan, M.L. 2013. A new species of Halaphanolaimus (Nematoda: Leptolaimidae) from the southern Black Sea (Turkey) with a modified key for species identification. Zootaxa 3691:220-228.

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