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anterior end of Tylenchorhynchus annulatus (click on image to enlarge it)
Author(s): Zeng Zhao, Landcare Research
Source: PaDIL


This family of nematodes contains a number important plant parasites. For example several stunt nematodes belonging to the genus Tylenchorhynchus. They are widely distributed and attack a large variety of crops. The family is characterized by the head morphology and DNA structure of its members.

Synonmy: Tylenchorhynchidae

The following genera are currently entered into the system: