Diaphanocephaloidea

Diaphanocephaloidea

[dī¦äf·ə·nō‚sef·ə′lȯid·ē· pp]
(invertebrate zoology)
A superfamily of nematodes represented by a single family, Diaphanocephalidae, distinguished by the modification of the stoma into two massive lateral jaws and the absence of a corona radiata or lips.
References in periodicals archive ?
Within this group, members of the superfamilies Diaphanocephaloidea, Ancylostomatoidea, and Strongy-loidea were excluded based on morphologic features of the anterior end.