Family Odontolaimidae

Revised 03/08/21

Enoplea

Enoplia

Triplonchida

 

 

Odontolaimidae Gerlach & Riemann, 1974

Odontolaimidae are found in moist soil and freshwater habitats, including thermal and mineral waters, but quite infrequently.

They have been reported from all continents except Antarctica.

Feeding habits unknown but the protrusible tooth suggests predatory activity.

Ref Holovachov and Shoshin (2014),

References

Holovachov, O., A Shoshin. 2014,  7.4 Order Triplonchida Cobb, 1919,  Handbook of Zoology. Gastrotricha ,

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