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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A new species of Hexamermis Steiner, 1924 (Nematoda, Mermithidae) parasitizing Epilachna paenulata (Germar, 1824) (Coleopera, Coccinellidae) in Argentina
Consideraciones acerca de nematodos entomofagos (Mermithidae, Heterorhabditidae, Steinernematidae) de la Provincia de Cordoba.
Hexamermis paranaense new species (Nematoda: Mermithidae): a parasite of Diloboderus abderus (Coleoptera, Scarabaeidae) in Argentina.
Susceptibility of neotropical mosquito larvae (Diptera: Culicidae) and non-target aquatic organisms to the entomoparasitic nematode Strelkovimermis spiculatus Poinar & Camino, 1986 (Nematoda: Mermithidae).
Mortality in immatures of the floodwater mosquito Ochlerotatus albifixsciatus (Diptera: Culicidae) and effects of parasitism by Strelkovimermis spiculatus (Nematoda: Mermithidae) in Buenos Aires Province, Argentina.
& Wise de Valdez 2006, Parasitoid-induced behavioural alterations of Aedesaegypti mosquito larvae infected with mermithid nematodes (Nematoda: Mermithidae), J Vector Ecol 31(2), 344-354.
Eumeiobenthos was represented by Ostracoda, Harpacticoida, Hydra sp., and Nematoda without the large Mermithidae. All Copepoda (except Harpacticoida) and Cladocera were treated as planktic animals.
Keywords: Aranimermis, Isle of Mull, Linyphiidae, Mermithidae, Nematoda
A contribution to our knowledge of the Mermithidae. Journal of Nematology 4: 113-146.
(Mermithidae: Nematoda) a parasite of Aeneolamia varia (Cercopidae: Homoptera) in Venezuela.
iyengari (Nematoda: Mermithidae) against larvae of mosquitoes Culex Linnaeus and other genera (Santamarina, 1993; Perez-Pacheco et al., 2004).