Gordioidea

Gordioidea

[‚gȯr·dē′ȯid·ē·ə]
(invertebrate zoology)
An order of worms belonging to the Nematomorpha in which there is one ventral epidermal cord, a body cavity filled with mesenchymal tissue, and paired gonads.
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peraccae (Camerano, 1894) (Nematomorpha: Gordioidea).
The Life Cycle of a Horsehair Worm, Gordius robustus (Nematomorpha: Gordioidea).
Synopsis and identification of North American hairworms (Gordioidea: Nematomorpha).
DRIFT TENDENCIES OF A GORDIID WORM (NEMATOIqORPHA: GORDIOIDEA) IN A SOUTHWESTERN OHIO STREAM.
ABSTRACT -- The present work reviews the hosts, distributions, synonyms and taxonomic characters of North American hairworms (Gordioidea: Nematomorpha) and presents a key based on adult morphological characters that can be observed under the dissecting and light microscopes.
Hairworms, or Gordioidea, are fresh water members of the Phylum Nematomorpha.
Seasonal occurrence and observations on the life history of Gordius difficilis (Nematomorpha: Gordioidea) from Southeastern Wisconsin, USA.
The biology of Gordius robustus Leidy with a host list and summary of the public health importance of the Gordioidea. Dissertation Abstracts International, 37: 1-2.
Seasonal occurrence, morphology, and observations on the life history of Gordius difficlilis (Nematomorpha: Gordioidea) from southeastern Wisconsin, United States.
New host and distribution record of Gordius difficilis (Nematomorpha: Gordioidea) from a vivid metallic ground beetle, Chlaeius prasinus (Coleoptera: Carabidae) from western Nebraska, U.S.A.
A reevaluation of Gordius aquaticus difficilis Montgomery, 1898 (Nematomorpha, Gordioidea, Gordiidae).