The Nematode Family Rhabdiasidae

web-site about nematodes from the family Rhabdiasidae (genera Rhabdias, Entomelas). Author - Dr. Yuriy Kuzmin


This web-site presents information about the nematode family Rhabdiasidae. The group includes about 90 nominal species possessing the alternation of two generations (heterogony) in their life histories. One generation is hermaphroditic and inhabits the lungs of amphibians and some reptiles. The other one is gonochoristic and dwells in the hosts' faeces.

<<< Click the image to view the list of species and the information on their biology, taxonomy, host specificity, distribution, etc.


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