Mermithidae

Mermithidae

[mər′mith·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
A family of filiform nematodes in the superfamily Mermithoidea; only juveniles are parasitic.
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In our study, Mermithidae was the only family of nematodes isolated from the body cavity of acridids being always lethal for their hosts.
Spirurida and Mermithidae were mentioned by Poinar Junior (1975) as the only nematode families cited in grasshoppers.
Una nueva especie de Mermithidae, Amphimermis bonaerensis sp.
First record of parasitism of a Mermithidae (Nematoda) on Leptinotersa decemlineata (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) in Turkey.
A contribution to our knowledge of the Mermithidae (Nematoda).
Representatives of some other freshwater Insecta and Mollusca, as well as Hirudinea, Mermithidae, Hydracarina, Gammarus, and Bryozoa were observed seldom and as single individuals.
Keywords: Aranimermis, Isle of Mull, Linyphiidae, Mermithidae, Nematoda
Nematode parasites of spiders are restricted to the family Mermithidae but are not uncommon (Poinar 1985, 1987) and were first reported almost two and a half centuries ago (Roesel 1761).
Estudios preliminares sobre parasitismo en larvas de Laphygma frugiperda Smith &Abbot, por un nematodo de la familia Mermithidae.