Superfamily TYLENCHOIDEA

			                                                                                  Rev 09/12/17

Classification:

      Tylenchida
       Tylenchina
        Tylenchoidea (Orley, 1880)

Synonyms:

      Hoplolaimoidea (Filip'ev, 1934)
      Heteroderoidea (Filip'ev & Schuurmans Stekhoven, 1941)
      Dolichodoroidea (Chitwood, 1950)
      Atylenchoidea (Skarbilovich, 1959)

Classification and Characteristics Chart of the Order Tylenchida

Morphology and Anatomy:

      Lip region generally hexaradiate and distinguished from general body 
      contour.  Labial region supported by a cuticularized skeleton.  
      Procorpus  generally set off from metacorpus, usually slender and cylindrical. 
      Isthmus slender, postcorpus usually wider than metacorpus.  
      Postcorpus consists of three glands enclosed in a terminal bulb or overlapping the intestine.  
      Phasmids  commonly adanal on the tail, or variously on the body.
      [Ref: Maggenti, Luc, Raski, Fortuner, Geraert, Rev. Nematol. 10:135-142 
      (1987).]

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