Monoposthioidea

Monoposthioidea

[‚män·ō‚päs·thē′ȯid·ē·ə]
(invertebrate zoology)
A superfamily of chiefly marine nematodes in the order Desmodorida, represented by the single family Monoposthiidae; distingushed by an annulate cuticle with spikelike ornamentation and a stoma that may or may not possess a well-developed tooth opposed by small subventral teeth.