Diphtherophorina

 Trichodorus, from here.

Belongs within: Enoplia.

The Diphtherophorina are a group of plant-parasitic nematodes whose head bears a protrusible piercing spear (Ley & Blaxter 2002).

Diphtherophorina [Diphtherophoroidea]
|--DiphtherophoridaeLB02
`--TrichodoridaeLB02
|--ParatrichodorusW02
| |--P. allius [=Trichodorus allius]W02
| `--P. porosus [=Trichodorus porosus]W02
`--Trichodorus Cobb 1913MW69
|--T. borneoensisJ02
|--T. californicusJ02
|--T. cedarusJ02
|--T. coomansiJ02
|--T. cottieriJ02
|--T. cylindricusJ02
|--T. dilatatusJ02
|--T. eburnensJ02
|--T. elegansJ02
|--T. intermediusJ02
|--T. primitivusJ02
|--T. proximusJ02
|--T. similisW02
|--T. tayloriJ02
|--T. variopapillatusJ02
`--T. viruliferusL02

*Type species of generic name indicated

References

[J02] Justine, J.-L. 2002. Male and female gametes and fertilisation. In: Lee, D. L. (ed.) The Biology of Nematodes pp. 73–119. Taylor & Francis: Florence (Kentucky).

[L02] Lee, D. L. 2002. Behaviour. In: Lee, D. L. (ed.) The Biology of Nematodes pp. 369–387. Taylor & Francis: Florence (Kentucky).

[LB02] Ley, P. de, & M. Blaxter. 2002. Systematic position and phylogeny. In: Lee, D. L. (ed.) The Biology of Nematodes pp. 1–30. Taylor & Francis: Florence (Kentucky).

[MW69] Moss, W. W., & W. A. Webster. 1969. A numerical taxonomic study of a group of selected strongylates (Nematoda). Systematic Zoology 18 (4): 423–443.

[W02] Wyss, U. 2002. Feeding behaviour of plant-parasitic nematodes. In: Lee, D. L. (ed.) The Biology of Nematodes pp. 233–259. Taylor & Francis: Florence (Kentucky).

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