Family Paramicrolaimidae

Revised 03/03/22

Chromadorea
    Chromadoria
        Plectida
            Plectina
Leptolaimoidea

     Paramicrolaimidae Lorenzen, 1981

(transfer to a new order, Microlaimida, proposed per Leduc et al., 2017)

A relatively rare family of free-living marine nematodes.

Ref: Leduc et al (2017).         

References

Leduc, D., Verdon, V., Zhao, Z.Q. 2017. Phylogenetic position of the Paramicrolaimidae, description of a new Paramicrolaimus species and erection of a new order to accommodate the Microlaimoidea (Nematoda: Chromadorea). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 20, 118.

 

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