Tylenchoidea


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Tylenchoidea

[tī·lən′kȯid·ē·ə]
(invertebrate zoology)
A superfamily of mainly soil and insect-associated nematodes in the order Tylenchida with a stylet for piercing live cells and sucking the juices.
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On the classification of the insect parasitic nematodes of the Sphaerulariidae Lubbock, 1861 (tylenchoidea: Nematoda).
Tylenchorhynchus and Merlinius are the same clade and arrange in the Tylenchoidea group in both ITS1 and18S regions (Figs.