Swangeria Thorne, 1939
Nematodes in the family Swangeriidae were considered by Jairajpuri (1964) to
differ from those in the
Belondiridae by the usually asymmetrical odontostyle and long to filiform
tail. However, ssome recent authors consider Swangirridae synonymous with
Type species of the genus: Swangeria fragilis Thorne, 1939
Classified as plant feeders and possibly omnivores (Yeates et
Andrassy, I. 2009. Free-living Nematodes of Hungary III. Hungarian
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