Phylum Nematoda - Index -De Ley and Blaxter, 2002

The nematode taxons in bold and green are the ones that have been found at KBS/LTER, MI, images and descriptions can be found for most of them by cliking on the links.




This classification is based on the following publications:


Blaxter, M.L., De Ley, P., Garey, J.R., Liu, L.X., Scheldeman, P., Vierstraete, A., Vanfleteren, J.R., Mackey, L.Y., Dorris, M., Frisse, L.M., Vida, J.T. & Thomas, W.K. (1998). A molecular evolutionary framework for the phylum Nematoda. Nature, 392: 71-75.


De Ley, P. & Blaxter, M.L. (2002). Systematic position and phylogeny. In: D.L. Lee (Ed.) The Biology of Nematodes. London, Taylor and Francis, pp. 1-30.


De Ley, P. & Blaxter, M.L. A new system for Nematoda: combining morphological characters with molecular trees, and translating clades into ranks and taxa. Nematology , - . (old classification system)


References for nematode descriptions