Family Eophasmidae

Rev. 11/25/2022


Phylum Nematoda

  Class Enoplea

    Subclass Chromadoria

     Order Desmoscolecida

        Superfamily Demoscolecoidea

Eophasmidae Poinar, 2011

A fossil family of free-living marine nematodes.

Type genus of the family: Eophasma Arduini, Pinna & Terruzi, 1983

Ref: Decraemer and Rho, 2013.             


Decraemer, W. and Rho, H.S. 2013. Order Desmosdcolecida. Handbook of Zoology Gastrocticha, Cycloneuralia, Gnatifera. Volume 2: Nematoda

Poinar, G.O. 2011. The Evolutionary History of Nematodes as Revealed in Stone, Amber and Mummies.Nematology Monographs and Perspective 9.

Poinar, G.O., Hunt, D.J., Perry, R.N. 2011. Nematodes from the Mesozoic. Nematology Monographs and Perspectives 9:27-52.

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