Diplogasteroididae

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ORDER RHABDITIDA
INFRAORDER DIPLOGASTEROMORPHA
            Diplogasteroididae

"Amphid large, wider than stoma. Stoma cylindrical having cheilostom as long as wide with curved walls; gymnostom and promesostegostom cylindrical; metastegostom with glottoid apparatus. Female gonad monodelphic, prodelphic or didelphic, amphidelphic. Males without bursa." Abolafia, 2006




References:

Abolafia, J. 2006. Order Rhabditida: Suborder Rhabditina. In: Eyualem Abebe, Traunspurger W., and Andrassy I. (eds) Freshwater Nematodes: Ecology and Taxonomy. CABI Publishing, Cambridge, MA, pp. 710

Nguyen, Khuong B. 2006. Nematology website in the University of Florida.  http://kbn.ifas.ufl.edu/gaster/gaster.htm#DIPLOGAS