Rhabditida

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Rhabditida
Adult Caenorhabditis elegans.jpg
Caenorhabditis elegans
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Nematoda
Class: Chromadorea
Subclass: Chromadoria
Order: Rhabditida
Chitwood, 1933

Rhabditida is an order of free-living, zooparasitic, and phytoparasitic microbivorous nematodes living in soil.

The Cephalobidae, Panagrolaimidae, Steinernematidae, and Strongyloididae seem to be closer to the Tylenchia, regardless of whether these are merged with the Rhabditia or not.[1]

Families[edit]

Rhabditida

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tree of Life Web Project (2002b): Nematoda. Version of 2002-JAN-01. Retrieved 2008-NOV-02.