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- Feeding: Hyphal feeder; Aphelenchus avenae feeds on a variety of fungi, but is not known to feed on higher plants.
- Hosts: Fungi
- Life Cycle: Males seem fairly common in some populations, less frequent in others; Capable of withstanding dry conditions through anhydrobiosis. Used as a model system for studying anhydrobiosis.
- Management: Numbers are increased by addition of complex organic materials to soil to enhance fungal decomposition.
- "Aphelenchus avenae". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved July 30, 2007.
- Aphelenchus avenae Archived March 16, 2007, at the Wayback Machine at Nemaplex, University of California
- Aphelenchus avenae at University of Nebraska
- Barker, K. R., and H. M. Darling. 1965. Reproduction of Aphelenchus avenae on plant tissues in culture. Nematologica 11:162-166.
- Giannakis and Sanders, 1989; Mankau and Mankau, 1963
- Hesling, 1977