Family: Leptosomatidae

Rev. 11/16/2022


Class:  Enoplea
Sub-class:  Enoplia
Order:  Enoplida
Suborder:   Ironina
Superfamily:  Ironoidea
Family: Leptosomatidae Filipjev, 1916

A family of free-living marine nematodes. Generally among the larger free-living marine nematodes.

Anatomy and Morphology:


Andrassy, I. 2007. Free-living Nematodes of Hungary II.  Hungarian Natural History Museum. 496pp.

Filipjev, L.N. 1916. Free living nematodes in the collection of the Zoological Museum of the Imperial Academy of Sciences in Petrograd.. Ezheg. Zool. Muz. Petrograd

Goodey, T and J.B. Goodey, 1963. Soil and Freshwater Nematodes. Methuen. London

Maggenti, A.R. 1981.  General Nematology. Springer Verlag, New York.

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