Bathyodontoidea

Bathyodontoidea

[¦bath·ē·ō·dän′tȯid·ē·ə]
(invertebrate zoology)
A superfamily of nematodes of the order Mononchida containing the single family Bathyodontidae, characterized by a high, usually well-developed lip region, a hexaradiate oral opening with cuticularized walls, and a two-fold stoma; eight longitudinal rows of pores occur along the length of the body.