Family SPHAERONEMATIDAE

Cystoid nematodes

                                  Rev 11/13/21

Classification:

      Tylenchida
       Tylenchina
        Criconematoidea
        

Sphaeronematidae Raski & Sher, 1052
   

Synonyms: 1052
     

Actually, Raski and Sher (1952) described Spaheornema californicum and assigneed it to the subfamily Spaheronematine.  It is not immediately clear when the subfamily was elevate to family level.

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References:

Raski, D.J. & Sher, S.A. (1952). Sphaeronema californicum, nov. gen., nov. spec., (Criconematidae: sphaeronematinae, nov. subfam.) an endoparasite of the roots of certain plants. Proceedings of the Helminthological Society of Washington 19, 77-80.

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