Chrysonema holsaticum




Rev 04/11/2023

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Chrysonema holsaticum (Schneider, 1925) Andrassy, 1990


Dorylaimus holsaticus Schneider, 1925

Eudorylaimus holsaticus (Schneider, 1925) Andrassy, 1959

Chrysonemoides holsaticus (Schneider, 1925) Siddiqi, 1969

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Morphology and Anatomy:

Ref: Andrássy, 2009


  • Female:  
  • Female diovarial, amphidelphic.
  • Vulva trnsverse; vulval lips not sclerotized.


  • Males:  
    Male with 6 very small, well-spaced supplements.
    Tail short and rounded in males.

Reported median body size for this species (Length mm; width micrometers; weight micrograms) - Click:


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Aquatic or semi-aquatic habitats.

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    Categorized as predators and omnivores by Yeates et al., 1993 

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Ahmasd, W. Shaheen, A. 2005. A new and known species of the genus Chrysonema Thorne, 2005. (Nematoda, Dorylaimida) from Costa Rica. Nematol. Medit. 33:55-60.

Andrassy, I. 2009. Free-living Nematodes of Hungary III.  Hungarian Natural History Museum, Budapest. 608p.

Siddiqi, M.R. 1969. Crateronema n. gen. (Crateronematidae n. fam.), Poronemella n. gen. (Lordellonematinae n. sub-fam.) and Chrysonemoides n. gen. (Chrysonematidae n. fam. ), With a Revised Classification of Dorylaimoidea (Nematoda). Nematology 15:81-100.

Yeates, G.W., T. Bongers, R. G. M. De Goede, D. W. Freckman, and S. S. Georgieva. 1993. Feeding habits in soil nematode families and genera—An outline for soil ecologists. Journal of Nematology 25:315-331


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Copyright 1999 by Howard Ferris.
Revised: April 11, 2023.