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Soybean cyst nematode and egg SEM.jpg
Heterodera glycines
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Nematoda
Class: Secernentea
Subclass: Diplogasteria
Order: Tylenchida
Superfamily: Tylenchoidea
Family: Heteroderidae

Heteroderidae [1] is a family of nematodes. The name comes from the Greek heteros = other and deras = skin (derm). This "refers to the different 'skins' of female and cyst."[2]


  1. ^ "Heteroderidae". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved August 4, 2007. 
  2. ^ Tylenchida: Parasites of Plants and Insects, 2nd ed., by Mohammad Rafiq Siddiqi