Family Thorniidae

Revised 11/02/21






Thorniidae De Coninck, 1965

Ref. Andrássy, 2009, Vinciguerra, 2006.

 Reported in freshwater, saline and soil habitats.

Classified as omnivorous and/or plant-feeding by Yeates et al., 1993.


Andrássy, I. 2009. Free-living Nematodes of Hungary III.  Hungarian Natural History Museum, Budapest. 608p.

Vinciguerra, M.T. 2006. Dorylaimida Part II: Superfamily Dorylaimoidea.  Pp 392-467 in Eyualem-Abebe, W. Traunspurger and I Andrássy (eds) Freshwater Nematodes: Ecology and Taxonomy. CABI, Cambridge MA.

Yeates, G.W., T. Bongers, R. G. M. De Goede, D. W. Freckman, and S. S. Georgieva. 1993. Feeding habits in soil nematode families and genera—An outline for soil ecologists. Journal of Nematology 25:315-331.

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