Family Teratocephalidae

Revised 11/02/21






Teratocephalidae Andrassy, 1958



  Teratocephalus costatus: A. Female anterior; B: Female gonad; C: Longitudinal incisures; D: Female tail; F: Male spicule; G: Male gonad.
from Hernandez and Jordana, 1988




Andrassy, I. 2005. Free-living Nematodes of Hungary. Hungarian Natural History Museum.

Brostrom, S. and Holovachov, O.  2001 Study of Teratocephalidae (Nematoda) from the Ukraine. II. Description of a population of Teratocephalus tenuis Andrassy, 1958 with a discussion of male sexual characters. Russian Journal of Nematology 9:69-76.

Hernandez, M.A., Jordana, R. 1988. First description of male of two species of Teratocephalus de Man. 1876. (Nematoda: Teratocephalidae) Rev. Nematol. 11:423-428.

Holovachov, V. 2006. Morphology and systematics of the order Plectida Malakhov, 1982 (Nematoda). PhD Thesis, Wageningen University 246 p.

Malakhov, V.V., Ryzhykov, K.M. and Sonin, M.D. 1982. System of higher taxa of nematodes. Zoologeschii Zhurnal 64:1125-1134 (in Russian).


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