Family Selachonematidae

Revised 11/28/22







Selachinematidae Cobb, 1915

Two subfamilies: Choniolaiminae Schuurmans-Stekhoven & Adam, 1931 and Selchinematinae Cobb, 1915

A family of marine nematodes.

Ref:  Leduc and Zhao, 2016; Tchesunov te al., 2020.


Bongers, T. De Nematoden van Nederland.

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

Leduc, D., Zhao, Z.Q. 2016. Molecular characterisation of five nematode species (Chromadorida, Selachinematidae) from shelf and upper slope sediments off New Zealand, with description of three new species. Zootaxa 4132:59-76.

Neira, C., Decraemer, W. 2009. Desmotersia levinae, a new genus and new species of free-living nematode from bathyal oxygen minimum zone sediments off Callao, Peru, with discussion on the classification of the genus Richtersia (Chromadorida: Selachinematidae. Organisms, Diversity and Evo;ution 9, 1:e1-1.e15

Tchesunov, A., Jeong, R. Lee W. 2020.  Two New Marine Free-Living Nematodes from Jeju Island Together with a Review of the Genus Gammanema Cobb 1920 (Nematoda, Chromadorida, Selachinematidae). Diversity 2020, 12, 19; doi:10.3390/d12010019.

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